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pvlan and configuration

hi all,

can anybody discuss abt pvlans whats the diff between between ordinary vlans and pvlans. comparisons and how we can configure, if anybody can clearly explain this that wil be a great thing.

whats the relation between dynamic vlan and pvlans.

Regds

Binoy

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Jon Marshall
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Hi Binoy

Private vlans are a security feature. It is about restricting traffic between servers/hosts within the same vlan. So it is a layer 2 feature. In essence you have 3 type of ports

1) promiscuous - can talk to all ports in the private vlan - typically this is the SVI for the vlan which takes care of the routing.

2) community ports - a group of ports that can talk to each other and the promiscuous port.

3) isolated ports - can