Currently the layer 2 switch acting as our access device, lets one user per port to connect.
we have a new requirement to connect a MAC network to this access device.
I was thinkning of configuring a separate vlan for the MAC network on the access device and then connecting a dedicated hub/switch on an access port with the following config to get this working
configuration on our Cisco access switch (connected to the new switch dedicated for MAC)
description -- conenct to mac network
switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q
switchport trunk allowed vlan M
switchport mode trunk
Is this the ideal way of setting it up to ensure traffic does not pass through our existing network sicne there are huge file transfers that are going to happen between mac devices connecting on this new switch