VLAN or Virtual Lan is the name of the protocol standard from IEEE to 802.1q, which specifies the ethernet requisites to implement an independent area of a LAN isolated from another LAN with a tag on ethernet protocol(Layer 2).

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Is this a VLAN or VPN?

If I wanted to connect one network to another network, across the internet I was going to use (something I saw in a diagram on a website) called a "vpn router", which, i got the impression creates the ...
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MAC address based VLAN: How to get the MAC address of a newly attached device?

I am in a network that determines by the MAC address of attached devices to which VLAN the used switch port has to be set to. For regular devices that use DHCP the MAC address can be simply ...
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How to share printer across two VLANS on Cisco WRVS4400N?

As the title says, we have two VLANs at the office, one for authorized users and one for guests. The first VLAN contains some resources that should be only for authorized users, but the printer should ...
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What is the difference between a VLAN and a subnet? [closed]

I have read numerous forums and articles regarding VLANs and subnets. However, I haven't understood the functions of each apart from the following: Subnets allow the segmentation of a network VLANs ...
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Missing Setup->VLAN on DD-WRT Web GUI?

Please note that I've already posted this question on the dd-wrt forums. I am using "DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/07/10) std" on a WZR-HP-G300NH model Buffalo router. I've found a number of tutorials online ...
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Realtek-NIC with VLAN under Windows always showing UNPLUGGED

I'm running a Win7-Machine and need to configure my NIC to understand untagged and VLAN-tagged packages. I'm using a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller and already installed a common tagged ...
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VLAN configuration utility in Windows 7

Is there any equivalent of Linux vconfig utility in Windows 7? From reading Wireshark docs, I see that Windows doesn't have any built in support mechanism for VLAN. How can you setup Windows ...
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Renaming VLAN Interfaces in Linux

I need to know how to rename VLAN interfaces. I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.04. I'm running a networking application that takes frames on one interface applies things like delays and errors and ...
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VLAN over Wirless MikroTik SXT

I stumbled across a big problem, when I tried to make a VLAN work over a wireless connection between two MikroTik SXTs, and a Wireless AP at the end of this connection. The setup is like that: ...
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Cisco Catalyst 3750 connected to Cisco ASA 5505 and dropping packets

At the office, I have inherited a network that I am still trying to fully comprehend. I have a problem today with a new connection between: A port on a Cisco Catalyst 3750 [WS-C3750G-48TS-S running ...
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IEEE 802.1Q (VLANs): Can a station/host be configured as trunk?

I know that IEEE 802.1Q compliant switches can have their ports configured as access (just accept traffic from one specific VLAN) or trunk (carry traffic from more than one VLAN, it must be specified ...
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Impact of deleting VLAN over Port Admin/oper status?

Is there any use case where deleting a VLAN causes an interface's admin/oper status changed?
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USB Ethernet adapter with VLAN support available?

I'm looking for a USB Ethernet adapter with VLAN support. It has to work on Windows 7 Enterprise, and allow me to select which VLAN to connect to. Apparently I'm not able to find one on Amazon or ...
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Ubuntu Network Manager and VLAN

On Ubuntu I set up a VLAN on eth5 as eth5.1451. I want to configure it using network manager(nm-applet), but network manager does not see the newly created VLAN? Is there a way to make NM recognize ...
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Setup a VM router in vmware workstation

I have vmware workstation installed on a windows 7 host. I have two guests setup, both of them are Ubuntu Server 10.04.1 64 bit. One guest is connected to my host via the bridged network option. ...
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VLAN setup on my PC

I am bit new to VLAN. I want my two computers communicate through VLAN. I have following queries. As I am new to it my queries may be somewhat vague in some points. But i would like to hear from ...
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Difference between LAN and VLAN

What is difference between LAN and VLAN. Which one is suited for broadcasting messages How to set up VLAN. What are their advantages and disadvantages Edit: If I write a program for VLAN then will ...
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Vlaning on WNR3500L

When I try connecting to my wireless network it attempts to connect then gives up. There's something strange going on with the mac's. The eternet switch and all the vlan interfaces have a mac ...