Yes, it’s not the best practice to put both data and voice traffic in the same VLAN and subnet, but I’ve recently encountered it in production and caused us some head scratching scenario. While it was probably best to redesign the whole thing since it doesn’t follow best practices, it […]

Same Data and Voice VLAN

Knowing how something works is always beneficial. Having said that, I believe network engineers should know the boot process of the Cisco IP phones so they can assist with troubleshooting. The Cisco IP phone connects to an Ethernet switchport. If the IP phone and switch support PoE, the IP phone […]

Cisco IP Phone Boot Process