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What is the difference between General Mode, Acces Mode, Trunk Mode on a switch??

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am new to vlan's and i couldn't find a clear explanation for the different modes.
What is the difference between General Mode, Acces Mode, Trunk Mode on a switch??


I really appreciate any help you can provide,

Marcos Santo
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max_the_kingCommented:
Hi,

General mode = unconfigured port
Access Mode = listen to only one vlan (the one indicated into a command right on that port)
Trunk mode = will accept packets from all vlans (or a subset) and leave a vlan tag on the pachet when it leaves the switch port

please note that this is "cisco" meaning

Other brands may vary

hope this helps
max
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Marcos SantoAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the fast reaction. Its clear now.
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