Traditionally when working with voice and data vlans you normally have to either have DHCP voice options set up in your data scope or you manually untag the voice ports onto the voice vlan both of these come with their own disadvantages, this guide utilises Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) which is a vendor independent link layer protocol used by network devices for advertising their identity and capabilities to neighbors on a LAN segment. This guide shows you how to configure LLDP on Extreme EXOS switching to detect IP phones when plugged in and move them to the correct VLAN before reaching the initial DHCP stage.

SNMPv3 is the most advanced and secure version of SNMP yet, with features like user authentication and encryption greatly enhancing the protocol.

The following instructions will guide you through configuring SNMP v3 with authentication and privacy on Cisco switching using MD5 and DES;

The following instructions will guide you through configuring SFlow on Extreme XOS switching;

SNMPv3 is the most advanced and secure version of SNMP yet, with features like user authentication and encryption greatly enhancing the protocol.

The following instructions will guide you through configuring SNMP v3 on Extreme 200 series switching using SHA and DES;