VLANs: VTP Modes

vtp2

Server Mode

  • Originates VTP Advertisements
  • Processes received advertisements to update its VLAN configuration
  • Forwards received VTP advertisements
  • Saves VLAN configuration in NVRAM or vlan.dat
  • Can create, modify, or delete VLANs

Client Mode

  • Originates VTP Advertisements
  • Processes received advertisements to update its VLAN configuration
  • Forwards received VTP advertisements
  • Saves VLAN configuration in NVRAM or vlan.dat

Transparent Mode

  • Forwards received VTP advertisements
  • Saves VLAN configuration in NVRAM or vlan.dat
  • Can create, modify, or delete VLANs

Off Mode

  • Saves VLAN configuration in NVRAM or vlan.dat
  • Can create, modify, or delete VLANs

 

*Off mode is supported only with VTPv3

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