Questions tagged [vlan]

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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When and how are priority values assigned to a frame?

I am currently working with scheduling components that rely on the PCP information that can be found in the VLAN headers. I was wondering when and how these values are assigned to the frames. How can ...
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Router on a Stick Switch/Router Addressing

I've been studying VLANs and the router on a stick setup. I created an example in packet tracer that is working fine. Configuration There are 2 VLANs, 10 and 20. The switch port Fa0/0 is an access ...
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Fail-Safe Network With 2nd Switch?

Is it possible to set up the same VLANs on two different switches with same IPs, but different MACs on dual port network cards? In case switch 1 is down or needs maintenance I would like switch 2 to ...
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Port Forwarding using specific VLAN on CIsco RV134W

I would like to forward internet traffic on a specific port to VLAN30 on our network for our security cameras. I have a Cisco RV134W VDSL gateway connected to a D-LINK DGS-1210-28 switch. The port on ...
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Using a single device as both a media converter and switch

So I have an Aruba 2530 switch with a couple of SFP slots, an incoming fiber connection and a modem that only has RJ45. There's limited space and I want to use as little boxes as possible. Is there ...
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Problems when configuring VLAN on Arista vEOS Router

I'm setting up a network on GNS3 with the end goal of configuring VxLAN. I routed 3 Arista vEOS router together and each of them has a host attached. With basic L3 routing, everything works. I need ...
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No internet access on VLAN

I'm trying to setup VLAN on my TL-SG3210 (3.0). I created simple VLAN: vlan 10 name "vlan10" Then, I assigned port 2 & 3 to VLAN. I also created interface: interface vlan 10 ip ...
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How to configure loopback for switch management

We have Cisco Switches (Nexus 93). My PC is on vxlan, in vrf "test" with default gateway 60.254. We want to use loopback 99 for managent for switches. We have created a loopback 99 with an ...
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Multiple VLANs with PAT

I'd like to know if it's acceptable/possible to use PAT with multiple VLANs, by using the same translated IP address for all VLANs.
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Access layer switches uplink mode

We have core, distribution and access layer switches. the switches in access layer connect several workstations on VLAN 20 only. we have DHCP server on VLAN 1 but is on another switch with all servers....
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InterVLAN routing on Cisco router with multiple trunks [duplicate]

I recently came across a scenario where I wanted to (ab)use a Cisco router (ISR 4331) as a layer 3 switch. The router is directly connected to two switches. The connection between each switch and the ...
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PVLAN on juniper- native isolated VLAN & trunk

I'm trying to use PVLAN to isolate devices (servers) on a L2 network from each other. However, these devices are currently sit on trunk ports, because they have VLAN-aware IPMI interfaces. My config ...
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What would happen if I connect VLAN aware NICs via a hub?

What would happen if I connect VLAN aware NICs via a hub? The vlan tagging is enabled and the hub here means a device that electrically connects the lines together. Would the frames with different ...
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DHCP Help 3560-CX + Aruba AP515

The problem VLAN 100 is not assigning IP address to the SSID Guest from the AP, but Aruba is Tagging the SSID to be VLAN 100. How do I get the Switch to assign the DHCP? On the switch, it seems to ...
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Why I can't ping my switch Vlan99?

In the following network, I have configured every device but somehow I can't ping my Customer-PC and Technical-PC to PasirGudang-SW and Segamat-SW. The PCs can ping the other ip address just fine ...
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MRV OptiSwitch "action tag nest"

What does this command does in an MRV OptiSwitch ? action tag nest [VLAN X] The configuration of the whole rule is the following : rule 1 action redirect port X action tag nest [VLAN X] tag eq ...
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DATA & VOICE VLAN ROUTING BETWEEN 2 ROUTERS [closed]

Good Afternoon All- I would appreciate a little help with a current issue I am facing... I can ping all Network Segments, all Routers, all Switches, and all Servers on the network. PROBLEM IS: I CAN'T ...
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OSPF with 2 Routers, N redundant links

I'm having a hard time trying to find a solution, and I can't seem to find anywhere on the web exactly what I need. We need to configure 2 Routers (MOXA EDR 810) to have N redundant links between one ...
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Is it possible to configure Cisco ASR901 as a layer 2 VLAN switch?

I have been fiddling with a Cisco ASR901 for a while now, but I can't wrap my head around configuring it as a layer 2 VLAN switch. Is it not possible to configure one of its Gigabit Ethernet ports as ...
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IPFIX vlanId element in access switchports

According to IANA definition, IPFIX elementId 58 vlanId is: Virtual LAN identifier associated with ingress interface. For dot1q vlans, see 243 dot1qVlanId. But according to RFC5102: Description: ...
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is private Vlan concept an alternative for access-list configuration?

is private Vlan concept is introduced by cisco for alternative for access-list to segregate traffic among different Vlan and within same Vlan .
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With reference to Juniper MX , what's the difference between Bridge Domain and Learning Domain?

I am trying to understand the difference between bridge domain and learning domain. I have tried to read through documentation and Juniper MX series book but no success. Need to understand the ...
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How does the VTP Client update it's information if the revision number is equal?

I am new to networking and my questions may be a bit weird. Please correct me if I am wrong. According to what I understand, Client updates it's information with the Server's if the Server's revision ...
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transfer vlan from one cisco switch to an other through a central cisco switch

I can't figure out how to pass one vlan from one switch to an other: Let's say, I have 2 valns: Vlan 1 and Vlan 2 3 cisco switches: Cisco Catalyst 3560g (central switch) Cisco SG-300 (with native ...
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How do I apply an access list on a switch?

I'm configuring a very small network on packet tracer 8.0 and I have a single 2960-24TT switch which is connected to 2 PCs and 1 router. Everything is on the 24.17.2.0/24 network and I added a VLAN. I ...
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How to connect to different VLANs through VPN

I have the following setup: I have setup a Layer 3 Switch with multiple VLANs Multiple devices are connected to it on different VLANs via untagged access ports There is also a router connected to the ...
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Do unicast frames get sent to all switches associated with the target VLAN?

If a network topology has a VLAN which spans multiple switches, what happens if a frame is sent to a MAC address that is connected to the source device's "home" switch? By that I mean if a ...
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Design question: VLANS or Routed interfaces over dark fiber between sites seperated by 10s of km

Production network design idea: 7 sites total. Each site has an HP Procurve core switch. Each switch has at least 2-10G dark fiber connections to other sites. A few links are under 40km, the remaining ...
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pFsense, Unifi AP, HP switch and VLANS

I have a Unifi AP with a single MYNET SSID connected to my HP 2520 switch on port 23. I have a pfSense LAN interface connected on port 1. AP clients get DHCP (192.168.1.0/24) from pfSense and can ...
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Tagging a VLAN or not

I want to create a wi-fi network for guests using access points. I asked to the IT provider a dedicated network with its VLAN and it is: 172.16.0.0/24 VLAN ID 344 The above network is configured on ...
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Merge (and split) 2 different LAN in one Cable with VLAN? [closed]

I am searching for a way to connect two different buildings with one GB Ethernet Cable. On both LAN i have two different routers with different subnets that needs to be remain in the new building. The ...
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pfSense - Trunking VLANs on LAGG vs. individual links

We are a small business. I am running pfSense on a decommissioned developer's PC. We have also a Cisco SG 300 L3 switch, capable of VLANs and LAGG (link aggregation). I am going to do RoaS (router on ...
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client has 2X1910 switches 1x1920 switch traffic not passing correctly some nodes are responding to pings and others are not [closed]

New to vlans, bridging across multiple L3 switches and not sure where to start so here goes in hopes of learning Layout is this 1910-24g-POE (Switch01)>>>>>>>>>>>>&...
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Transfer subnet needed between Firewall and Routing Switch?

When looking at the image, the Switch is routing capable (L3) and is the default gateway for clients in the LAN. We plan to introduce a new Firewall and stand before the question if we should give its ...
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Is it possible to configure DHCP on a router or UTM firewall for the multiple VLANs on L3 Switch?

I'm working on expanding our office network to accommodate more users/devices. Currently we have the DHCP configured on a UTM firewall(cyberoam ing50) device(cum router) providing IP addresses for ...
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Cisco IPsec VPN tunnel problem

I have a problem with VPN configuration. This is the topology I created: First updated licenses to make the VPN available: license boot module c1900 technology-package securityk9 IPsec Router ...
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Cisco IOS Software [Everest], ISR 4331. Vlan+Vrf+Dhcp

I'm looking after to use a setup with that objectives in mind: Create a subinterface on interface GigabitEthernet0/0/1 create a Vlan and assign it to that subinterface create a vrrf and assign it to ...
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Port only in trunk mode vs encapsulating the frame

A network with 2 switches, each switch has 2 vlan, one called vlan 10 and another vlan 20. A port-channel with 2 uplinks (trunk). Why in a layer 2 scenario I don't need to configure the trunks with ...
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STP with Vlan, uses normal configuration only?

In a network with redundant vlan trunks, does the STP run normally on the trunks or does it need to do any more configuration? Thanks!
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L3 switch vlan routing to another gateway

I have a allied telesis switch with VLAN10 & VLAN 20 and a basic ISP Router with no VLAN configuration. ISP router IP is 172.30.50.253 PC1: 172.30.3.x/24 Gateway 172.30.3.254 VLAN30 interface ...
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Per-VLAN DHCP pools on the switch

Let us say I have a switch on which I have created two VLANs 10 and 20. I have set ports 1-10 to be on VLAN 10 and ports 11-20 to be on VLAN 20. Presently the PCs in both VLANs are configured with ...
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How to create/delete multiple VLANs in a single command?

If I want to create 3 VLANs, I've to do it one by one like this. conf t vlan 2 vlan 3 vlan 4 Same thing goes with deletion. conf t no vlan 2 no vlan 3 no vlan 4 Is there a way to do it in a single ...
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Can't add VLAN in the "allowed VLAN"

Why is this command not accepted? switchport trunk allowed vlan add 52,160,176,177,247 I tried adding only one VLAN; it's also not accepted. No error is shown or anything; it's just not showing when ...
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Need explanation on vlan tag/ip mismatch

What happens if I have a switch configured with an accessport on vlan 20 and someone uses a static ip in a different subnet. vlan 20 has the subnet 192.168.20.0/24 in the router. Suppose the ip used ...
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How to connect two different subnets

This may be a very basic question, but I'm a networking newbie. So I have the following setup: Server with one NIC on IP 192.168.10.1/24 (Network A). It is not possible to change this IP. Computer A ...
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Difference between SVI and subinterface

Modern multi-layer switches seem to support both SVIs (switch virtual interfaces) and subinterfaces concepts. Both are virtual layer 3 concepts used to perform routing functions and some equipment ...
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Interconnecting sites with different networks and VLANs

I've got three sites, let's call them Production Plant, Remote 1 and Remote 2. They're not big networks. The Production Plant has two internal networks that has control systems designed for all being ...
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VLAN not working in ComNet switch [closed]

I'm trying to configure VLANs with 3 switches ComNet (2- CNGE2FE8MSPOE + 1- CWGE26FX2TX24MSPOE) and it's not working as I expect. It's the first time that I work with VLAN and I don't know If I didn'...
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Some extra clarification regarding VLANs and SVI

Good afternoon guys, I've got a question regarding VLANs and SVIs. First of all, I know some concepts about VLANs, and I've been in the IT field for a while. But this one is a bit confusing for me. ...
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Add allowed vlan to vlan.dat automatically

I have a switch configuration for a Cisco 2960cx that allows a specific VLAN on a trunk but no interface on the switch explicitly accesses that VLAN. So when the configuration is ran for the first ...
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