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How to interconnect 2 switches (Cisco/Dell) with trunks

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http://serverfault.com – In order to migrate to a new rack inside the datacenter I have to replicate the VLAN setup between a Cisco Switch and a Dell PowerConnect Swithch. On the Dell Switch I have 2 VLANs : vlan 10 : WAN vlan 20 : MGMT On the Cisco Switch i have created the same VLANs and set up different port range vlan10 : Ports 1-12 vlan20 : Ports 13-24 Like this example: interface gigabitethernet2 switchport mode access switchport access vlan 10 exit The Cisco and the Dell switch are patched like this : Dell (Port 13) ---> Cisco (Port 1) - VLAN 10 Dell (Port 22) ---> Cisco (HowTos)