In recent years, the advent of virtualization and cloud computing networking enhance the awareness that understanding VLAN implementation is more important. And most smart switches support VLAN which is an essential function. VLAN, also called virtual LAN (local area network) is playing an important role in basic networking like enterprise network and the campus network. VLAN not only enables engineers to have a good control of their network systems but improves network security and scalability.
Those who have experiences of networking management may have a profound understanding of VLAN. It’s the foundation to provide management in the world of virtualization, even where virtual machines are constantly migrating, challenging the very basics of network management. In this tutorial, the basic knowledge like VLAN configuration, VLAN routing will be explored.