Definitions for "IEEE 802.1Q"
Keywords:  vlan, lan, ethernet, tags, virtual
A standard that defines VLAN tagging.
Defines the operation of VLAN Bridges that permit the definition, operation, and administration of VLANs within Bridged LAN infrastructures. Image File System images are saved in two Flash sectors called images (Image 1 and Image 2). The active image stores the active copy; while the other image stores a second copy.
802.1Q is an IEEE standard for tagged VLANs (Virtual LANs) in which a VLAN ID is inserted into the layer-2 frame header to allow the creation of dynamic VLANs across switches. Tagged VLANs are not confined to the switch on which they were created as are port-based VLANs.