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A Switch in VTP Server mode will always actively participate in sending and receiving VTP and synchronising the VTP data file. A Switch in VTP Client mode will always actively participate in VTP data file synchronisation. A switch in VTP v1 Transparent Mode will not send, receive VTP data or participate in file synchronisation.A switch in VTP v2 Transparent Mode will send, receive VTP data, but doesn’t participate in VTP file synchronisation.With VTP version 3, off mode can be configured globally or on a per port (for example trunk) base.The off mode was formerly only available with CAT OS.I’ve provided some tips for VTP safety in Fate Sharing, Failure Domains and Why VTP Is Awesome and how to mitigate that risk.I’ve previously looked at VTPv3 in VTP Making a Comeback: VTPv3 which makes VTP safe.
Configure at least two VTP server switches in your network.
You should take time to have a another look and consider the benefits of better operation instead of focussing on one bad experience.
During the early days of networking, it was difficult to implement VLANs across networks.
After a trunk is established between switches, VTP advertisement is exchanged between the switches.
Both the server switch and client exchange and monitor advertisement from one another to ensure each has an accurate record of VLAN information.
Switches without a password or with the wrong password reject VTP advertisements.