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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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STP Priority field and 4 bits in multiples of 4096

For the STP Priority Field, how do you get "multiples of 4096" out of 4 bits?
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Routing between 2 VLANs with one HP Switch

I need help with VLAN: I have a WiFi AP with the IP 192.168.100.190. There are 2 SSIDs with VLAN 1 and 2 created. As a router I have a Sophos UTM with the IP 192.168.100.199. Furthermore, I have an ...
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Difference between Port (all VLANs allowed) and Trunk

I have a very basic background on networking Cisco (2960 switch), and realize that Fortiswitch 224E has the option to allow many VLANs in a port: On the other hand, is the trunk (which I assume is ...
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Connect 2 VLANs on Cisco SG300 with cable

I have a Cisco SG300 with 2 VLANs enabled, half the switch ports are on one VLAN, half is on the other. Both VLANs use the same subnet. I want traffic to travel between the 2 VLANs. I thought the 2 ...
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Can different VLANs have same subnet? [duplicate]

When talking about VLANs I often see examples like this: VLAN 10 - 10.0.10.0/24 VLAN 20 - 10.0.20.0/24 Different subnets yet different VLANs. I understand this is a must if we want communication ...
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Vlan Command Issues on Cisco Switches

I'm new to cisco equipment. I have GNS3 emulating an L3 switch whose image is "i86bi-linux-l3-adventerprisek9-15.5.2T.bin". I want to create a cable network with 802.1x and vlan authentication. For ...
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Can we set filewall rule to control with in subnet? and also if we use 2 subnet on same interface Is this effect to firewall rule?

Can we set filewall rule to control with in subnet? as in picture Can we use firewall to controll PC0 to access only some port on PC1 ? if we set gateway to router , Is it will alway go to router ...
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BNT Layer2/3 Switch & Cisco SG200 VLAN

I'm trying to set up a VLAN for my staging environment, but I'm having trouble. Here's my network layout: +--------------------+ | [1] [2] [3] [4] | Ubiquiti USG-PRO-4 +--|----|----|-------+ |...
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Remove VLAN tag from incoming traffic (Ubiquiti Edgerouter)

On eth4 I have incoming traffic from the WiFi AP. Some is tagged with VID 102 and some with VID 950. I want the Ubiquiti Edgerouter (which is currently acting as a managed switch) to take the 950 VLAN ...
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VLAN routing over multiple routers(RIPv2)

I am currently working on a scenario to get a better understanding of the RIPv2 routing protocol but am currently stuck. Please see my picture below to get a better understanding of what I am trying ...
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Cisco switch SVI MAC address strange problem [closed]

I am having the SVI MAC address problem on my switch (3850) The MAC address of the SVI (VLAN2) is currently conflicting with another switch. Why did this switch decide to use 7018.xxx.xxx MAC ...
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Setting all switchports as tagged for 200 x VLANs?

question: should I expect any performance hit from enabling 210x tagged VLANs on ALL 24x ports of a switch (or alternatively setting ALL 24x ports as trunk ports) background / equipment: We have a ...
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How do VLANs Work? Some Basic Questions: [closed]

I've recently started looking into VLANs. I am a network novice so bear with me please:). I have a few questions regarding VLANs. I understand that certain managed switches allow you to create VLANs. ...
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What's the advantage of having VLANs if you enable inter-vlan routing?

If you configure VLANs with each having their own subnets, is there a point to have them if inter-vlan routing is enabled? Since VLANs will have access to other VLANs, the security argument is not ...
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Upgrading Cisco 819 to 809, can I connect devices to 2 routed ports and be on same subnet?

The company I work for has multiple remote "IoT" style sites connected back to the datacenter via a Cisco 819 cellular router. We are in the process of upgrading these to the newer Cisco IR809 routers ...
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802.1ad (QinQ) and router

I am a little bit confused. Is router aware of VLAN tag? What happen when tagged frame comes to router? (without any extra setting like encapsulation) Or what happen when QinQ frame comes to router? ...
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Restructuring office network advice and How to go about VLAN setup?

Wanted to get some advice and assurance that I’m on the right track for re-configuring our office network. Current setup: FortiGate100D with 2 physical network interfaces, network-1 used for regular ...
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Access control on Cisco router with switchports?

I am working with a series 800 router which has inbuilt switchports. I want to use 2 switchports for a VLAN (say VLAN 100). On one port will have devices: 192.168.1.10 192.168.1.30 Connected to ...
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Leaf-Spine network without routing

If I have a leaf-spine network with all the servers on the same subnet, say 10.10.0.0/16, do I need a router (or l3) since everything is on the same network and the network is flat?
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Setup VLAN within fiber SFP switch with a ROUTER

Good day, I am simulating a setup as below: The configurations as below: 3 switches are joined with fibre optics in TRUNK mode. PC0 joined to gigabit port of switch in VLAN 20 (192.168.2.55/24), ...
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Connecting DELL N1548 to HP Core switch with LAN

I currently have a setup with a HP core switch with few VLANs configured on it e.g. vlan 10, 20, 30, 40. However when I uplink my DELL N1548 to the HP core switch, I cannot connect anything behind ...
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Static IP assignment 3750X - DHCP Override

I have a 3750X that I am running some testing with. I have a VLAN interface that is using 10.10.10.254/21 as it's primary IP and 192.168.10.254/24 as it's secondary IP. See below: interface Vlan10 ...
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Will this network diagram cause broadcast storms?

I have three VLANs, and I want to communicate between them, but all packets are dropped. I made a trunk to allow all VLANs. Should I use STP to control broadcast storms?
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Help with VLANs on Meraki MX

I have a Meraki MX84 in Routed mode with a Default 10.10.0.0/24 subnet and then VLAN 10.10.3.0/24 ID 3, VLAN 10.10.4.0/24 ID 4, VLAN 10.10.5.0/24 ID 5, and 10.10.8.0/24 with ID 8. All ports on it are ...
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Can't get to the Internet from VLAN on switch

I'm trying to setup a network lab to learn more about networking. Equipment: 2 procurve switches. 1 Sonicwall firewall TZ300 The final outline: traffic from Vlan 10 on switch 1(port1) goes to ...
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Cisco SMB Switch Configuration for VOICE VLAN and DATA

I am hoping to get some assistance with a current issue I am facing at the moment... I have 3 Cisco SMB Switches, (2) SG300 Managed Switches and (1) Unmanaged Switch. SWSG1 | 172.16.1.100 | Port 24 ...
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How are packets handled and prioritized over a link with multiple VLANS?

So, the question is this. I have a Cisco router with multiple VLANS assigned to a single Gigabit port. 100,200,300, etc. as well as the normal connection without any vlan tagging. Now, everything ...
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Switching interface VLAN ID Mid-Production

I was wondering if there was a way to switch out the VLAN ID from VLAN1 to VLAN10 without impacting the connectivity of the end users? Can I simply copy and paste from one interface VLAN to another? ...
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JUNIPER EX-2200-C Layer 3 Switch Configuration

I am setting up attempting to simulate a small infrastructure of Clients and Servers. Current Setup 1x. Dell Inspiron Tower Running ESXI 6.5 1x. HP Z800 Workstation Running ESXI 6.5 1x. Juniper ...
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Why does this setup fail sometimes with Juniper EX4200?

I've got a very straight forward setup with the following devices: 1 x 10G Fibre uplink (internet) 1 x ASUS AC68U wifi router 1 x EX4200 20 x Servers (With IPMI and single ethernet) The EX4200 is ...
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Why Access ports should have the same trunk native vlan? [closed]

In the current switch Management VLAN is 48. Can you please someone explain it to me, why we dont give trunk native VLAN as 48, and we configure the same as access VLAN? Thanks in advance.
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Private Vlans - Promiscuous port [closed]

If I had a private vlan on my switch, can it communicate with a 'normal' vlan on that same switch ? Is it only between secondary private vlan that communication is restricted ? It seems to be the ...
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Port Channel Hybrid Port Issue

I have a Dell Sonicwall NSA 4600 running the latest firmware with an Interface that's configured to have a secondary redundant port. This interface also has a VLAN sub interface assigned to it. On ...
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JunOS, access mode interface asks for a vlan

I'm kinda new to networking so I'm going to do my best to try explain my issue. The issue that I have is that I want to delete all default configuration for my xe interface. Current configuration: ...
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wifi and vlans problems

I was given the task to come up with network design to change the existing one that we have since we are running a single network in the company with no VLANs in place to separate de departments. On ...
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How to see vlan access-map matches?

I have created vlan access-map in my Cisco Catalyst 2960X to block https traffic: ip access-list extended no443 permit tcp any any eq 443 vlan access-map block443 10 match ip address no443 action ...
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Traceroute showing inter-vlan routing?

I currently have two different devices (one server and one client device) that are on separate VLANs (VLAN 5 and VLAN 10 respectively). When the client device runs a tracert to the server, the tracert ...
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Interface VLAN IP address not on exclude list?

Does an IP address need to be included in a ip dhcp excluded-address x.x.x.x if its already included in an interface vlan? Examples: ip dhcp excluded-address 10.3.8.1 10.3.8.20 interface Vlan30 ...
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Best Practice for Voice and Data VLAN on single port

We have multiple interfaces currently configured with the below on our Cisco 3750x switch. interface GigabitEthernet1/0/21 switchport access vlan 4 switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q switchport ...
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NAT VLANS with same IP subnets and same IP addresses

I want to do something very similar to NAT VLans with same IP sub-nets but it is dissimilar enough that I don't know how to apply it to my application. I did find NAT Overlapping but it places ...
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Why can't devices belonging to different VLANs but to same network talk to each other?

In the diagram above, when two PCs belonging to same network like 192.168.1.10 /24 and 192.168.1.20 /24 but to diffrent Vlans, I suppose they cant't communicate each other. Now, I wonder how both PCs ...
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Benefits of employing devices that support vlan trunking

What are the benefits of employing devices that support vlan trunking. Would this feature be a useful addition for a symmetric switch that has no support ether channel?
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How can I config a route to cross VLAN?

I have a network topology like bellow: In the server A(left), I want to access the Server B(right). But in A there only two network interface, and they are all import, so I can not change any of them,...
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Question about Ubiquiti Edgemax switch syntax and VLANs

I've been beating myself over the head with a keyboard trying to figure this out. I'm used to switchport syntax on Adtran and Cisco switches, but I've got this situation with a Ubiquiti EdgeSwitch 48 ...
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Same Vlan Name / ID on different switches network subnet same or different?

I have several switches (some on same floor and another on other floors) all connected to core layer 3 switches through trunk links. One of the vlan id / name is repeated along the switches. May I ...
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Do I need to add something to support inter-VLAN communication?

In my network using Cisco router/SW C1111-8p, the native VLAN 1 is not connected and doesn't have IP. VLAN10 192.168.10.1/24 with vlan10 DHCP pool VLAN20 192.168.20.1/24 with vlan20 DHCP pool Both ...
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What happens when DHCP client and server are on different VLANs [closed]

I'm trying to create a lab on PT and I've attached an image. But for some reason my PC is not able to get an IP address from the DHCP server. There is no issues with layer 1 and layer 2. I checked ...
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Capture filter for vlan tagged packets and non vlan tagged packets of specific ethertype

I am trying to capture traffic of ethertype 0x88b8. Some of them may be vlan tagged and some of them might not be, but the and and or operators are not behaving in the way I expect. My first attempt ...
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Permit only WEB server in ACL on router? [closed]

In that topology I need to configure 192.168.1.0/24 will block 10.10.20.20 host 192.168.2.0/24 will block 10.10.10.0/24 network All users can view web page but can't ping etc ... I done that top 2 ...
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Why do Vlans need routers to communicate?

Why do devices on two separate VLANs (Virtual LANs) implemented on the same switch require a router to communicate?
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