My Network is as follows. (connected interface g0/1)--(CE IP= == VPLS_Cloud == R2 (CE ip=

I can ping from router (ping works) ping source g0/1 doesnt work for some reason.

R1#sh arp
Protocol  Address          Age (min)  Hardware Addr   Type   Interface
Internet              -   XXXX.XXXX.cd00  ARPA   GigabitEthernet0/0.555
Internet             16   XXXX.XXXX.XXXX ARPA   GigabitEthernet0/0.555
Internet              -   XXXX.XXXX.XXXX ARPA   GigabitEthernet0/1
Internet             28   XXXX.XXXX.XXXX ARPA   GigabitEthernet0/1

Can Someone figure out what the issue is ?

  • 1
    You probably don't have a route, or the far end doesn't have a route back.
    – Ron Trunk
    May 26, 2016 at 21:17
  • Why should I have a route to a connected interface ? This is like 4 computers connected to a router right ?
    – Saad
    May 26, 2016 at 21:26
  • is on a different subnet -- How does R2 know how to get there?
    – Ron Trunk
    May 26, 2016 at 21:46
  • Issue sorted.. you are correct. missing route
    – Saad
    May 26, 2016 at 22:06

1 Answer 1


R2 doesn't have a route to, so it doesn't know where to send the echo reply. Add a route with the next hop on

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