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For questions about Virtual LANs (VLANs) which are used to divide what otherwise would be a single OSI layer-2 broadcast domain into multiple, logical OSI layer-2 broadcast domains.

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Understanding VLAN 1 and why it is insecure [duplicate]

When reading about VLANS, Cisco mentions that the default Ethernet VLAN is VLAN 1 and it is a security best practice to configure the ports on all switches to be associated with VLANS other than VLAN ...
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Please correct my VLAN conception [duplicate]

As I know VLAN is a control function for layer 2 engine. I think VLAN in layer 2 is cutting switch ports as group and specify trunk port in layer 1. So VLAN ID in layer 2 means each VLAN pool identity ...
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How can i make every network on this topology speak together?

i'm working on this topology for so long and i didn't manage to make every network speak together with different VLAN on each network. On this topology: When i trace a packet sent from PC3 to PC4, ...
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Trunking multiple VLANs into a single trunk port on a 3650 Switch

Morning: I'm new to the world of Cisco Packet tracer, and I am creating a network for a uni project. So far, what I have is: 5 VLANs (subnetted to 192.168.2.0/26, 192.168.3.0/36 etc) All are ...
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Computer getting Unable to Identify Network UNLESS Vlan is changed [closed]

This is a problem that has long plagued this environment. At seemingly random times (measured generally in months), a computer may suddenly lose connectivity to the network. It still is able to send ...
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Site-to-site IPSec tunnel over Load balancer

I'm having a following topology Could this be archived? I've configured this network, but routing between the two VLAN-s are not working. Using Ubiquity Edge X routers. Could this be archived with ...
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Network topology for merging two different layer 2 networks

I have a scenario, (shown in attach diagram) where i need to merge traffic from two server 1 , 2 to target server 3. All three are on different vlans/subnets. With layer 3 switch in between would it ...
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Why some situations, PC can connected to trunk port and work fine?

I want to know about tagged and untagged vlan mechanism then I try to configure like this When I connected PC3 to trunk port on Packet Tracer, It doesn't work and a switch dropped PC3's frame if I ...
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Why can my device not get an ip from DHCP in a network with 2 VLANS of which one has DHCP?

In our company we have a CISCO 2811 Switch accompanied by an HP1920 Switch. Our current configuration consists of 2 VLANS: VLAN-2 that has no DHCP in IP range 192.168.0.0/24 VLAN-5 That contains DHCP ...
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VLAN Device limitations

i was reading about the Vlan and to be more specific the disadvantages of VLAN and the information resource mentioned that Vlan has Device limitations as follows : Device limitations : The ...
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Can a Core Switch detect a duplicate IPv4 for two computers not directly connected to it?

I have a Core Switch (routing capability) connected to two access switches. Each switch has a computer connected to it with the same IP and same VLAN. The Core Switch operates as a Level 3 device. All ...
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CMTS (DOCSIS 3.0) with CGN (CGNat)

For a new project/building I am working with the CMTS model MA5633-XB10 by Huawei. The usual way is done by implementing two DHCP servers in the same VLAN, from which the CPE gets the private IP ...
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Using a switch to dynamically connect and disconnect multiple devices together in a point to point configuration

I have an interesting issue. I have to use a switch to dynamically connect and disconnect multiple devices together in a point to point configuration, without changing anything on the end user side. ...
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Tagged frames onto untagged (access) port!

have been trying to understand ingress behaviour on untagged port, specially w.r.t tagged frames. On going through ieee 802.1q doc, i found this (8.6.2) : "Each Port may support an Enable Ingress ...
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If we already have default VLAN, Why we need Native VLAN? [duplicate]

What is the need of Native VLAN and default VLAN. How they are related? Can Somebody explain this in detail?
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Sending tagged traffic to untagged port?

What happens when an untagged port receives tagged frames, whether they are dropped or not !?. Say, A computer is connected to a switch on untagged port (as most would recommend). On it I have used ...
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Is is possible to send traffic from custom vlan to vlan 1?

I have a problem with understanding networking. Can you help me to understand if i'm right or not and what's the best solution, please? I'm trying to extend L2 network to the cloud and use current ...
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Where are VLAN tagged packets? [duplicate]

Are they only in trunk links between switches/routers' packets? Is there any way an endpoint sees tagged VLAN packets? (containing VLAN tags) What if I an endpoint sends a tagged packet that ...
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ping in the same VLAN with multiple switches in between

Refreshing VLAN knowledge with PT7.3, I came across some unexpected behavior. Why does a chain of switches having proper trunk configuration between them DROP packets? Trying to ping hosts from the ...
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why it isnt possible to convert span into rspan by cabling two ports?

On a on a switch that only support span, and dont support rspan, as long as span only allow destination port to be on the same switch as the source, why cant we connect two switch ports together with ...
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IOS. Whats the difference between these 2 commands

I am completing an online course for the network+ and am going through one of the labs. Here is a diagram of the network in question. Specifically I have a switch with 24 fast ethernet ports and ...
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How to communicate Different VLANs in Different Switches

I have 3 switches, 2 switches connected to 1 main switch. I have VLAN6, VLAN7, VLAN8 and VLAN9. VLAN6 has VLAN6-1 end device. VLAN7 has VLAN7-1 end device. VLAN8 has VLAN8-1 and VLAN8-2 end devices. ...
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Do i need VLAN per customer when i want to give users (secure) access to specific customer sites

This question is a follow up on this question. We are currently working on the network design, nothing is implemented yet. Our network will exist out of our own (internal) network and lot of customer ...
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Vlan Routing with ESXI and L3 Cisco Switch

Please, i need your help. I have read all the posts from the internet, but i don't know what is wrong. i want to ping from PC10 (portgroup in Vlan 10 with ip 1.1.10.200, GW 1.1.10.2) to the int vlan ...
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When do ACLs on SVIs get applied on Cisco Catalyst devices?

I don't understand exactly when an ACL will get applied when on an SVI. Given the following (pseudo) configuration int vlan 100 ip address 10.0.0.1 255.255.255.0 ip access-list in in ip access-...
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Communcation between vlans and router

Can all VLANs be allowed to communicate with a router but not between VLANs? If it is possible, then how to achieve it? The VLANs and router are in the same subnet. I have topology like this:
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Why can't I connect to PfSense via the switch?

Our current firwall is deprecated and we decided to exchange it with an PfSense server. In my test setup I configured the interfaces as follows: igb0 = WAN enabled igb1 = LAN (should be VLAN trunk ...
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How to enable Inter-VLAN multicast traffic on a layer 3 Siemens RX1510 Network Switch using IGMP?

I have a single Layer 3 Siemens RX1510 network switch split into 4 separate VLANs on different subsets. Name | Gateway | Subnet VLAN1 | 198.97.100.123 | 255.255.255.0 VLAN2 |...
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Connecting layer 3 switches together without trunking

I currently have 2x Juniper EX4200 and I'm looking into changing it into Ubiquiti EdgeSwitchs. The diagram: SW01 and SW02 are connected to each other using OSPF P2P. Both of the switches have their ...
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WHY and HOW do routers and vlans break broadcast domains?

Everybody says routers (and vlans) break broadcast domains, but nobody goes into WHY that is, it seems. What's the router logic? Say I have three routers on my lan, with one main router and the ...
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IP Helper in Multiple Access Switches

Just a dumb question.. I have 1 core switch and 5 access switches. Just wondering if it would be best to setup the IP helper on all access switches rather than just on the core switch? Does this ...
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VLANS - Layer 2 vs Layer 3 Juniper & Netgate/PfSense

I am working on setting up VLANS on a basically default switch configuration for my SMB network. They have 5 juniper ex2200 switches that are all on the same subnet and have only a default vlan. I ...
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cisco switchport trunk native vlan

we have switch catalyst 3850 and we need to enable the PXE boot on a port configured in trunk with configured three VLAN (4040, 4050 and 4060). To permit the PXE boot and deploy to work we set on the ...
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Cisco router on a stick with public ip wan (ISP)gateway

I am trying to create a router on a stick with an outside facing sub-interface with a public IP from an ISP. I have tried to configure NAT and routing but I just cant get to ping the internet. I'm ...
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How do (LANCOM) Tag-Based vlan groups work and on which vlan does the device respond?

I just started a new job and part of it is to manage and maintain the ICT. As the previous network/system engineer left the company i'm on my own to figure out how everything works. I have ...
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Connect VLANs switch SF300 in the same switch

I have 5 VLANs in a switch SF300 configured in Layer3. I Set the switch to general mode so I could connect all the vlans. After 2 weeks that connection has been lost. Now you can only communicate with ...
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setting up a VLAN and joining 2 buildings through underground cabling

I am pretty much a newbie when it comes to networks so forgive me in advance if this question seems odd. So here's a situation I am trying to figure out. There's a company who operates in 2 adjacent ...
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Correctly Setting up DHCP for Intervlan Routing

I am currently building a network and would like my two switches connected to my router to automatically assign ip addresses through DHCP pools to my PC's and devices. I have 4 separate VLans being ...
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Switch doesn't learn MAC of a connected device

I am new to networks. What does it mean when a switch doesn't learn the MAC address of the connected device? And how can VLANs can impact that?
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Managing a Juniper EX4300 In Band

Currently, our ex4300 are managed in band using irb.20. show configuration interfaces irb unit 20 { family inet6 { address 2001:db8:1::252/64; show configuration routing-options rib inet6.0 {...
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Switch Operation Beyond VLAN Segmentation

What are the other operations performed by a switch which are outside the VLAN's boundaries. Is Logical (VLAN) Segregation is exactly same as breaking a switching network physically via a Router?
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How to combine multiple ADSL lines?

Before beginning, I'm totally new to advanced network topics and not working as a professional network engineer or so. Just trying to learn some stuff. My problem is, I have 3 different ADSL (or VDSL)...
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Losing connectivity after creating a VLAN other than the default VLAN

I have a 192.168.0.0/24 network that serves three computers. There are no issues with this part of the existing network. I have purchased a new Cisco SG350-28P 28-Port Gigabit PoE Managed Switch. I ...
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What is the difference in packet structure for tag VLAN and port VLAN

I am new to networking. I just want to know the difference in ethrenet packet structure for tag based VLAN and port based VLAN. For tag VLAN, a VLAN tag is added to the ethernet packet frame so that ...
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How to define trunk port between vmware esxi host 6.5 and switch? [closed]

I create some virtual machine in different vlan but i can not set trunk port from vmware to transfer vlan information.
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How to allow traffic through vlan

I have router connected directly to Antenna from G0/4 and when connected PC to G0/1 the internet working normally as Fig. 1 in below Photo. I need to change the router place so i create vlan 500 in ...
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VLAN based subnets, where should I untag a VLAN?

I have attempted to search this problem but I don't really know how to explain it properly (possibly a sign I've taken on more project than I can handle). Anyway I am currently working on chopping ...
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Whats the difference between VOICE VLAN and ACCESS VLAN

Can someone please tell me the difference in Layman's termsfor these 2 configurations? interface FastEthernet0/1 description PHONES switchport mode access **switchport voice vlan 51** spanning-...
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Arp Protect in dynamic VLAN environment

I am using 802.1x authentication with dynamic Vlan assignment(CPPM). As you may know, when a user logges in to their computer, SW attaches the user port to related Vlan. Thinking the scenario in which ...
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Using L2 switches for multiple connection

For proof-of-concept, I need to build a small network but have not enough L2 switches.Is there anybody help to solve this problem? Below is the network I want to build. L3SW---L2SW1---L2SW2---RT---...

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