Apologies if any details not clear as I'm not a network expert.

I have a Procurve 3500yl layer-3 switch. I am trying to make two VLANs and get a PC in one VLAN to connect to the other VLAN.

Below is the running configuration from the switch:

Running configuration:

; J8692A Configuration Editor; Created on release #K.14.41

hostname "ProCurve Switch 3500yl-24G"

module 1 type J86xxA

ip routing

vlan 1
   name "DEFAULT_VLAN"
   untagged 9-24
   no untagged 1-8
   no ip address

vlan 20
   name "local"
   untagged 5-8
   ip address

vlan 10
   name "operator"
   untagged 2-4
   ip address
   tagged 1

ip route vlan 10
ip route vlan 20
snmp-server community "public" unrestricted

I am trying to get PC (IP address: to ping IP address which is another router connected to VLAN 10.

I can ping which is the VLAN address, but I can't ping Do you have any idea what is the problem here?

  • Just because 1.2 knows how to get a packet to 156.1 does not mean 156.1 knows how to get back to 1.2.
    – Ricky
    Commented Oct 28, 2018 at 22:49
  • @RickyBeam but they are directly connect networks. shouldn't they see each other normally?
    – user247954
    Commented Oct 29, 2018 at 16:49
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    Commented Dec 25, 2018 at 9:54

2 Answers 2


The ip route lines should be redundant as the subnets are directly attached. Remove the lines from config and verify with show ip route.

You need to make sure that

  1. the host has a default route to (or specific route to
  2. connectivity between and is established. Can you ping either way?
  • I removed the ip route lines but still the issue.
    – user247954
    Commented Oct 28, 2018 at 18:00
  • also ip and ip can bing each other normally
    – user247954
    Commented Oct 28, 2018 at 18:41
  • See 1. - can you ping from
    – Zac67
    Commented Oct 28, 2018 at 20:55
  • No I can't do that. Do you know why or what shall be done ?
    – user247954
    Commented Oct 29, 2018 at 16:51
  • Yet again, does have a route to, default or specific??
    – Zac67
    Commented Oct 29, 2018 at 17:46

Has your PC (192,168.1.2/24) got the vlan interface as it's default gateway?

Also the router on VLAN10 should have a route for pointing to I'm sure this is a simple routing issue.

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