Networking concepts overview
This chapter covers the networking concepts and industry standards that are being used to support high availability on System z. It is assumed that you have some networking background to fully understand the concepts described in this chapter.
1.1 Virtual local area network
A virtual local area network (VLAN) is defined in a switch that sets the boundary of a broadcast domain for hosts to communicate with each other. A VLAN has the same attributes as a physical local area network (LAN) and it can be extended between ...