VOIP HOME LAB - Part 1.6 Cisco Catalyst 3550 Switch and Belkin N+ Wireless Router Configuration

Cisco Catalyst 3550 plays several important roles in our voice home lab. Firstly, it is responsible for routing between virtual machines connected to Open vSwitch switchports.┬áSecondly, it connects a hardware Cisco IP phone to the network and supplies power to the phone. And finally it connects our voice home network to Belkin N+ Wireless router. […]
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Connecting Open vSwitch running on Debian to Cisco Catalyst 3550 via trunk

In a previous tutorial we showed how to install Openvswitch on Debian Linux. At the end of tutorial we created a script that loads openvswitch module in to┬áthe Linux kernel, starts and initializes configuration database and starts daemon ovs-vswitchd. In this tutorial we will connect our Openvswitch to Cisco Catalyst 3550 switch via 802.1q trunk. […]
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