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The Cisco VTP Modes

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* Server Mode (Default)
-VLAN information can be changed
-VLAN information is saved
-Sends and received VTP updates

* Client Mode
-VLAN information cannot be changed
-Sends and receives VTP updates
-VLAN configuration is not saved

* Transparent Mode
-VLAN information can be changed
-VLAN configuration can be saved
-The switch does not listen to VTP advertisements in this mode
-The VTP updates are forwarded (passed through)

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About Behzad Munir

Behzad Munir, P.Eng, is a Voice Solutions Consultant working in Toronto, Canada

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