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VLAN configuration in a Win Server 08 domain with HP Procurves L3/L2 switches throughout, advice needed.

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I currently have a, class c network configuration.  I'm closing in on having about 15 valid IP addresses, obviously it's a little past time to do something about this, but still not to late.  I weighed just changing the subnet to bump this up to 512 versus setting up VLANs, and everything I looked at said VLANS are the way to go.  

I'm running Win Server 08 and have configured the following within DHCP: - Servers / Routers / AP's - Workstations - Zero Clients - Mobile BYOD Devices - Printers / Cameras

From my understanding, I keep each subnet at a /24 (I think I can go /24, /28, if desired to limit devices, but not sure I'd want to do that, plus I like similarity).  As I understand it, everythings fine on that front.  

My ProCurve switches are setup with the specific VLAN info, I have the appropriate VLAN ID's configured on every switch required.  

I have nearly every port accounted for; meaning that I know what VLAN ID's are required per port, and the appropriate trunked groups for those requiring that.  

My uncertainty comes in here; do I need to do anything to make Windows Server 08 transfer data between VLANs?  For instance, my Server VLAN obviously needs to communicate with everything other VLAN, I realize the trunked ports will allow the various VLANs to pass through, but is that it?  Do I need anything on the server side to pass data in between these vlans?

I know it's kind of a loaded question, and a bit confusing, but I'm trying to ensure I'm on the right path.  Thanks for any insight at all.
Don S.

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