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HP ProCurve 2920 switch stack topology for TWO switches? Ring vs. Chain vs. trunk?

I have a customer whose two HP ProCurve 2910al PoE switches have failed. This was backing a VoIP deployment for a small call center. They are interested in replacement PoE switches, but there's a ...
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ProCurve Trunking

We have 3 switches at the moment - see the diagram below for NOW. Essentially the CORE switch is 7, and 8 and 9 have a 3 cable trunk each to 7. Now, we want to add Switch 5 to the equation - see ...
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HP Procurve 2512/2524 protected port, source port filter or similar?

HP Procurve switches usually have a setting so that the ports are told which other ports they can communicate with. An easy setup using this is to only allow communication with the uplink, so that no ...
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HP Procurve Core Switch Architecture

I want to build a new 'core' for our network. We currently have a 3com 4060 switch acting as the core, connecting all the other TOR and access switches together. The goal is to add resilience into ...
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131 views

DHCP Server Issuing NAK when servicing multiple subnets

We currently have 3 VLANs setup in our network. On our DHCP server (Windows 2008) we have 3 scopes created for the 3 separate subnets. Our clients can't seem to pull addresses on the subnets, except ...
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Windows 2012 to HP Procurve redundancy across multiple switches - multi-switch LACP?

We are looking to have our Windows 2012 server(s) connected to two separate switches, so that if one switch goes down the server(s) can still be accessed on the same IP address from the switch that is ...
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1answer
223 views

Spanning-tree setup with incompatible switches

I have a set of eight HP ProCurve 2910al-48G Ethernet switches at my datacenter that are set up in a star topology with no physical loops. I want to partially mesh the switches for redundancy and ...
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219 views

Default Gateway in a VLAN

Could I have a router/firewall device providing WAN connectivity, part of a VLAN on a switch? For example: 2, L3 Switches. 2 VLANs DefaultVLAN 10.1.1.0/24 VLAN100 192.168.1.0/24 Two ...
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380 views

VLAN Gateways and Routing

This for hypothetical purposes - more of a learning question than an production question. If I have switch (Layer 3, lets say a Procurve) with a handful of VLAN's configured. Lets say: DEFAULT VLAN ...
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Fortigate + HP ProCurve Load Balancing

I have a FortiGate 100D + HP ProCurve 2824 linked together by 4x 1Gb links. The ProCurve is configured to have ports 21-24 trunked together and load balance them. The 4 cables from these ports are ...
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547 views

Multiple VLAN on one switch port

I have a HP ProCurve 1810G-8 which I currently use as a normal switch between 3 servers and a firewall. 2 of the servers are ESXi hosts, and one is a Nexentastor box with 2 iSCSI target LUNs. As the ...
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Datacenter redundant hosting setup advice

We are moving our servers to a new DC and I am looking for a bit of advice with our new COLO setup. I have some knowledge of networking but I am an enthusiast more than anything so it gets a bit ...
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1answer
460 views

HP 4204vl (J8770A) non-blocking switching capacity

On the information page for the above mentioned switch, it says "Supports a maximum of 96 autosensing 10/100 ports or 96 autosensing 10/100/1000 ports or 16 mini-GBICs or 4 10-GbE ports, or a ...
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616 views

Poor HP Procurve 2848 port performance

I have a 4 servers connected to a HP 2848 switch with uplink to a router (Linux or Cisco - doesn't matter). Total traffic is about 300Mbps with 60-70Kpps. The problem is with a a port, connected to a ...
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838 views

will heavy network traffic affect other connections on HP ProCurve V1810-48G?

I have a HP ProCurve V1810-48G switch with a few servers running Citrix XenServer connected to it (everything in one rack). The switch is almost in its default configuration (no VLAN, no port ...
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1answer
385 views

Tagged VLAN with Procurve switch and RHEL is not working as expected

I want to configure tagged VLAN on RHEL6 where the ethernet switch involved is a ProCurve one. Now what I did is: I created VLAN interfaces eth0.1001 and eth0.1002 on RHEL6 for server1 and VLAN ...
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Multiple vlan issue with procurve switch

I have a cisco asa5505 as my rtr/fw(10.1.3.254). I have vlan 1 and vlan 3. Vlan 1 is my default all access vlan. Vlan 3 is my Guest(dmz) vlan. I can't seem to get a dhcp ip address when my laptop ...
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ProCurve ACL to prevent a subnet from leaving the switch

I have a single HP ProCurve 2610 in a remote location that is connected in with the rest of the network via SHDSL. There are two Layer-3 networks on this segment. ACLs are setup to deny one subnet ...
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MSTP unresponsive to topology change between HP 5412 zl and HP 5406 zl

As title says, having some trouble with MSTP configuration. I have an HP 5412 zl and an HP 5406 zl essentially connected with 2 cables between then , one link being primary (P) and second being ...
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Rate Limiting with HP ProCurve 5406 QOS

Is it possible to enable an absolute value rate limit using QOS on a HP ProCurve 5406 switch for a particular IP address on a specific port? We have a 10Mbps head end connection for multiple ...
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1answer
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vconfig created virtual interface and trunking - is the the interface untagged or tagged for that VLAN ID?

I am trying to setup an additional VLAN on our Debian-based router/firewall (which exists as a virtual machine on Hyper-V), our core switch (an HP Procurve 5406) and a remote HP ProCurve 2610 that ...
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dhcp-snooping option 82 drops valid dhcp requests on 2610 series Procurve switches

We are slowly starting to implement dhcp-snooping on our HP ProCurve 2610 series switches, all running the R.11.72 firmware. I'm seeing some strange behavior where dhcp-request or dhcp-renew packets ...
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Spanning tree problems in a shared HP ProCurve environment

we're sharing a server room with another company, including the network infrastructure. All the switches are HP ProCurve, in various models depending on port need and so on. We're using VLANs to ...
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2answers
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HP Procurve 1800 Switch-to-Switch Trunks and LACP (and VLANs too!)

I am considering connecting two (and possibly three) HP Procurve 1800 switches together with trunks or with LACP. I can't find any substantial answer to my questions via Google or here. I did find ...
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ProCurve 1800 switch issue

I recently deployed ProCurve 1800-24G switches in place of some older ProCurve 2424M switches in my network. However, I'm having a serious problem with the switch connected to the router. It seems, ...
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2answers
552 views

Network traffic doesn't appear to leave the trunk

I'm in the process of staging up some new virtualization servers, and part of that is to get some higher-bandwidth pipes into them. The ultimate goal is to bind 4 GigE ports into a single trunk ...
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3answers
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Setup of HP ProCurve 2810-24G for iSCSI?

I have a pair of ProCurve 2810-24G that I will use with a Dell Equallogic SAN and Vmware ESXi. Since ESXi does MPIO, I am a little uncertain on the configuration for links between the switches. Is a ...
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10 GigE interfaces limits single connection throughput to 1 Gb on a ProCurve 4208vl

The setup is as follow : 3 Linux servers with Intel CX4 10 GigE controllers and an X-Serve with a Myricom 10 GigE CX4 controller are connected to a ProCurve 4208vl switch, with a myriad of other ...
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How exactly & specifically does layer 3 LACP destination address hashing work?

Based on an earlier question over a year ago (Multiplexed 1 Gbps Ethernet?), I went off and setup a new rack with a new ISP with LACP links all over the place. We need this because we have individual ...
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1answer
693 views

HP MSM410 WAP Wireless security mode: restrict to default gateway or off?

I have an HP MSM410 wireless access point and when I first configured it I couldn't access any other devices on the network, but I could access the internet fine. I figured out that this was because ...
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660 views

Autonegotiate errors between HP and Cisco hardware?

This is a bit of a specific extension to this question. I've got two ASA's that feed into a Procurve switch, and then into an IPS. All is well except that the procurve absolutely refuses to ...
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Configuring VLAN's on two HP procurve switches

Trying to route a new ISP (Microwave link) from one of my out buildings to my computer room and hence my firewall. Old ISP came direct into firewall. In the outbuilding the Microwave modem connects ...