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This is probably a dump question, but say I have 2 connections. Would it be possible to connect both these connections to the same switch and use VLAN so that some ports only use 1 connection and the other ports use the other connection?

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What kind of switch do you have? (unmanaged / managed / layer 3 / etc). Generally you can do this by defining different VLAN ID's on the devices/machines connected to each port. – Adambean Feb 24 '13 at 15:20
@Adambean - I'm currently deciding between and, the first one is managed and the second is "smart" – Samuel_Z Feb 27 '13 at 15:11
Both of those have managed features, so you can enforce VLAN's on the switch on a per-port basis. This means devices connected to the switch can't just say they want to be on a different VLAN and actually be on it, as the switch will be all "lolno" about it. – Adambean Feb 27 '13 at 16:51

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