Advice regarding Cisco/Juniper/HP

Nick Hilliard nick at
Wed Jun 30 17:08:44 UTC 2010

On 30/06/2010 17:07, George Bonser wrote:
> Some gear you add vlans to a port. Other gear you add ports to vlans.
> Personally, I prefer the Cisco configuration syntax because if I want to
> know which vlans a port is in, you look at the port config and there it
> is.  Other gear you need to look through each vlan configuration and
> note which vlans the port appears in and hope you don't overlook one.

Both syntax types (per port and per vlan) break in terms of readability at
a certain stage.  Unfortunately, that stage comes very quickly in terms of
many configurations.  There's just no way to be elegant on most complicated


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