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Questions tagged [routing]

For questions about routing, the process of selecting to which network path traffic is sent. Consider using a more specific tag if your question is about a routing protocol like BGP or OSPF.

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Sonicwall Dynamic VPN, cannot route to Remote-Protected-Resource

Multiple VPNs setup with a Sonicwall SRX320. The SRX320 has an irb interface as follows: irb { unit 0 { family inet { address 192.168.120.1/24; } } } I've ...
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Connecting eBGP and iBGP routers in Quagga

I am trying to run intra and inter-domain routing using Quagga. I like to announce a prefix from AS7 and I like AS6 receive it and send it to AS2(as shown in the attached topology). I know for intra ...
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InterVLAN routing issue

I've got one L3 Quanta switch. Having a bit of trouble in understanding the right way to configure VLANs and inter-VLAN routing on it. Routing on the switch is enabled. Ports 0/3 - 0/40 are ...
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Which device initiates the data exchange in OSPF (is it the master device or slave)?

I want to know which device initiates the data exchange in OSPF protocol (master device or slave device).
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How to transition an unauthenticated OSPF area to an MD5 authenticated area on a Cisco?

I currently have an existing OSPF area that has neighborships and is exchanging routes, but has no authentication mechanism. Is there a way to transition it to an MD5 authenticated area without ...
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Why is static route being blocked by firewall? [on hold]

I've been trying to get router to send specific traffic over to my server to go through an OpenVPN connection. The OpenVPN connection is working fine; and I can use the server as a gateway with no ...
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pfSense: Route traffic from LAN to OpenVPN client

I have set up OpenVPN on pfSense, and it works almost the way I want it. The client connects to the pfSense box from the WAN, is assigned a tunnel IP and can communicate with all the networks on the ...
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OSPF and static route [closed]

What happens when we have a network where all routers are routing using OSPF and one of them has additional static default route. For example: Let's say all routers have OSPF protocol configured and ...
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ICMP echo messages in a network not properly configured

I have the following network It is really a simple network and routing table of both routers consist of directly connected networks only, meaning, no routing is being done here. Now, it is obvious ...
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Connect to internal LAN network through VPN [closed]

I am going to explain what I'm trying to do before I ask for help for the part I'm stuck at. Final application I should be able ssh into (or for now, just be able to ping) the devices in the local ...
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Where is the traffic going?

Here is a routing puzzle: I'm working on a poorly documented network, and I'm trying to document things as I discover them. R1 is a core L3 switch. R2 is a router. The FW is a, well, firewall. On ...
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Worked Fine before New Router [closed]

I replaced our Church's "End of Life" Router with a new router and our network supporting 10 security cameras came back up fine with the exception of 1 Device, our outdoor church sign, and the new ...
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Default gateway of host connected to two routers via switch

I wanted to make this network fully connected, so I need to assign IP addresses to all interfaces of routers and to all hosts. However, I should assign a default gateway address to every host, but, ...
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Successful Intervlan Routing on a Layer 3 Switch, Unsuccessful IP Routing

Hello and thank you in advance for your help! I'm using Packet Tracer for testing purposes and I' m trying to implement a simple intervlan routing in a Layer 3 Switch (3560-24PS) and an IP Routing. ...
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Dealing with IP Spoofing

Border routers, which are routers that span two or more sub networks, can be configured to block packets from outside their administrative domain that have source addresses from inside that domain....
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Can mobile devices take a global IPv6 address by means of only routing?

I'm probably asking this the wrong way, but here it is; I have a /48 block with static addresses for every device on the network. Everything is routed, no NAT, no tricks. My question is: on a mobile ...
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Cisco ISR Zone Based Firewall dual stack not matching returning traffic for ipv6

I have a bit of a problem with my Cisco 1921 ISR config. I have ipv4 (obviously) and also native ipv6 connectivity in my home lab. I am trying to set up the zone based firewall. With ipv4 traffic, the ...
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Does a router send frames or packets?

Perhaps it's a novice question, but does a router send/receive frames? When I read about this subject, it seems that routers decapsulate the frame on arrival, and encapsulate the packet in a frame in ...
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Why isn't web traffic blocked by router?

(A naive/stupid question which I couldn't find answer to on the web.) Why is the internet traffic reaching me even if I haven't set up port forwarding. (For example, I can view websites). What I ...
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How to connect several standardized networks to a common network?

Imagine, if you will, a series of custom built modules (building size). Each module is setup with standardized control/automation equipment (PLC's, VFDs, HMIs etc.) which communicate to each other, ...
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How to connect private networks? [duplicate]

I need to connect two private networks. I have the same IPv4 addresses and need to establish connection between them. • How can I connect them? (NAT?) • What type of routing to use? (I know static ...
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Cisco 899G-LTE Cellular 0 interface in spoofing mode

I have a problem. After I've reseted my router configuration it doesn't get IP from LTE SIM card. Seems like my celullar0 interface is in spoofing mode. > Router#show interfaces cellular 0 ...
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Make devices visible under Access Point

In our network, all wired PCs have a direct access to internet (83.XX.XX.XX) and a secondary IP address on the same NIC in order to access a subnetwork (192.168.10.XX) with wired peripherals (scanners,...
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I want to understand Cisco's packet forwarding mechanisms

I want to understand how Cisco's CEF and Fast Forward cache packet switching is better than process switching, and I think I might be having trouble understanding Cisco's language. When they say ...
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Private IP vs MAC

What I know is that when we connect to another IP, our Public IP gets shared to the outside world, and when they address us they use our Public IP (gateway), and then the gateway directs the ...
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Cisco Router IOS update

I am facing problem in update the IOS of Cisco 7304 router. I am upgrading from 12.4(24)T2, to 15.2(4)S7 this. but I was boot from this version 15.2(4)S7 it booted proper from flash. But when I put ...
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how to configure ipsec with dynamic ipv6-pd on one side

my current network setup (simplified) looks like this The Current configuration (also simplified) permits traffic to flow between dc_dev and bo_dev and dc_man and bo_man freely and some special ...
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Is it worth the effort to split up in layer 3 with point to point links? [closed]

I have this technical question. With my family we have a little business. I got to provide internet access to three places, separated a few hundred meters each other. I need to allow to watch the ...
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Why are IP addresses given to each interface and not device? What would the implications of that be?

Why do we need to give IP addresses to each interface? Wouldn't giving one to each device be enough?
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Routing a packet for directly connected network

We have a 3rd party Router code for our networking product. I am a novice networking developer and do not have much idea on routing. However we are facing a scenario for which we seek solution. The ...
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BGP - Advertise VRF routes

I have a router with a Global Routing Table (GRT), and a VRF. My end goal is to advertise to my eBGP neighbor my VRF routes. I have actually successfully done it by using address-families (ipv4, ...
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Connectivity from DHCP-based machines to servers with static IP addresses on the same gateway

I have Comcast service with 5 static IP addresses, using a Cisco DPC3939B as the cable modem. In addition to the 5 machines with static IP addresses, there are additional devices that get their IP ...
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Extending a subnet across a WAN link vs routing

probably a noob question but any help is appreciated. Question: What are the disadvantages of spanning L2 subnets across a WAN as opposed to a routed connection? Background: I've got a client who's ...
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How does a router know the MTU of a network?

I've done several exercises where you're given the MTU of a net or subnet, but I wonder how routers know the MTU of the nets they're connected. I've learnt that in OSPF protocol this information is ...
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How are websites accessed without port numbers?

I am confused on how requests to websites are received. If I type in 172.217.5.110 to my browser, google.com sends me its home page. I didn't have to specify the port number. How does that work? I ...
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Cisco ASA Dial in VPN access Devices on Site-to-Site VPN

Questions 1) What do I need to run to get this to allow the on-site to talk to the dial-in network clients E.G ping from 10.101.1.7 to 10.101.2.1? 2) What do I need to run to get the dial-in network ...
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How many pps (64Byte each) i can receive in 1Gbps throughput modem / firewall

I need help with this: If i have 1Gb/s throughput. I can receive how many pps in 64Byte each packet / s? Let's say I can send (Packet / Second - 64Byte) 450,000, meaning I would not only have 230.4 ...
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BGP Juniper not reflecting to Cisco?

I am really new to working with Junipers and I am struggling a bit with Route Reflector configuration. I have 3 routers Cisco-Juniper-Juniper2 here is my config: Cisco: router bgp 100 neighbor ...
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If all corporate (large scale) networks require routers

Wondering if all large-scale networks require routers or if there are other devices or things that are used in practice in some corporations instead of routers that solve the same or similar problems ...
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Multiaccess link show two Designated Routers in area 0

I have 4 cumulus routers setup with a single ethernet connection from r3 -> r1 -> r2 - r4. From r1, show ip ospf neighbor displays the following: **Neighbor ID Pri State Dead Time ...
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Accessing internal website from subnet

I have the following network: - Edge Lite 3 router with public IP on WAN (eth0) and 2 LANs: 1) eth1 192.168.1.11/24 2) eth2 192.168.2.11/24 eth1 is DHCP, I have several work laptops inside. eth2 ...
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the meaning of static routes and next hop

i configured a network topology on cisco packet tracer to learn about the static routing, as shown in figure below i spent a lot of time to ensure the connectivity between server0 and server2(cause i'...
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How to make PCs in the same LAN but on different networks communicate

Is it possible to ping PCs in the same LAN but on different networks? I've done RIP version 2 on all the routers. They all can ping each other. However, the PCs cannot. For example, when I try to ping ...
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IP Routing question

We are in the process of replacing our firewall and are keeping the VPN client traffic on the older device. The public IP range is being split between the two devices from our border router. All the ...
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connect a cisco router to the internet through a cable modem

The router gets an External IP address via DHCP from the Cable modem Clients inside the network get an IP address from Router's DHCP server I can ping that the external IP address from a client inside ...
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What is the difference between “set community” and “add community” in juniper?

I am trying to understand setting up policies on a juniper router. What is the difference between "add" and "set" community? set policy-options policy-statement MY_POLICY term MY_TERM then community ?...
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How is traffic forwarded though IXPs if route servers do not forward any traffic

while i was studying about IXP route-servers, i read that they do not forward any traffic. I get that a route server is a "control plane" entity and it is used for easier bgp peering. However, i ...
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Will the data transfer with the destination on the same LAN network be routed through the internet when the WAN IP is used?

I'm planning to set up a Nextcloud locally. I will be using my own domain with a DNS record to connect to my WAN IP and port forward the needed ports to the local machine running Nextcloud. Now of ...
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IGP vs LDP forwarding

By default when MPLS and LDP is configured in a cisco IOS/IOSXR and some IGP. If I forward a packet toward internal IP. Router will use MPLS to get destination. When show the routing table I only can ...
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A new version of RIPv2 using different keys for each router

There's a problem in a textbook that is really stumping me. How would you enhance the RIPv2 protocol to provide a (more) secure and scalable schema for distributing the updates? Describe the ...