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1.  Overview of the Networking Stack

Network Configuration in This Oracle Solaris Release

The Network Stack in Oracle Solaris

Network Devices and Datalink Names

Administration of Other Link Types

Part I Network Auto-Magic

2.  Introduction to NWAM

3.  NWAM Configuration and Administration (Overview)

4.  NWAM Profile Configuration (Tasks)

5.  NWAM Profile Administration (Tasks)

6.  About the NWAM Graphical User Interface

Part II Datalink and Interface Configuration

7.  Using Datalink and Interface Configuration Commands on Profiles

8.  Datalink Configuration and Administration

9.  Configuring an IP Interface

10.  Configuring Wireless Interface Communications on Oracle Solaris

11.  Administering Bridges

12.  Administering Link Aggregations

13.  Administering VLANs

Administering Virtual Local Area Networks

Overview of VLAN Topology

Consolidating the Network by Using VLANs

Meaningful Names for VLANs

VLAN Administration (Task Map)

Planning for VLANs on a Network

How to Plan a VLAN Configuration

Configuring VLANs

How to Configure a VLAN

How to Configure VLANs Over a Link Aggregation

VLANs on Legacy Devices

Performing Other Administrative Tasks on VLANs

How to Display VLAN Information

How to Remove a VLAN

Combining Network Configuration Tasks While Using Customized Names

14.  Introducing IPMP

15.  Administering IPMP

16.  Exchanging Network Connectivity Information With LLDP

Part III Network Virtualization and Resource Management

17.  Introducing Network Virtualization and Resource Control (Overview)

18.  Planning for Network Virtualization and Resource Control

19.  Configuring Virtual Networks (Tasks)

20.  Using Link Protection in Virtualized Environments

21.  Managing Network Resources

22.  Monitoring Network Traffic and Resource Usage



Chapter 13

Administering VLANs

This chapter describes procedures to configure and maintain virtual local area networks (VLANs). The procedures include steps that avail of features such as support for flexible link names.