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38 views

LAN routing without vlan tagging?

On my old Allied Telesis router I had a single interface for internal traffic. I had multiple networks talking on this one interface. For example 192.168.2.X was vlan 1-2, and 192.168.3.X was vlan ...
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1answer
73 views

Switch Loop with Dual NICs?

If I connect two unmanaged Linksys workgroup style switches together (port to port) then I take two NIC's on a server and plug one into one switch and the other into the other switch, will this create ...
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1answer
66 views

Layer 3 switching in data center [closed]

I have currently 3 uplink ports in the data center with 3 different subnets. They connect to 3 servers. I want to make it only 1 uplink and connect it to a switch so ip addresses can be accessible ...
1
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1answer
271 views

How do I span my WAN subnet to my L3 switch using SonicOS L2 bridge mode? (Sonicwall and JunOS)

I have two sets of ESXi hosts, one set for management and one for tenants. Each ESXi host has 8 nics and four vSwitches. All vSwitches are trunked via aggregated interfaces to a pair of EX in VC mode. ...
0
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2answers
114 views

should I add vlans and subnets to the other sites?

I have 6 sites all connected via a 20mb fiber ring. There is 1 dhcp server and wan connection at site1 and the netblock is 10.1.0.0/16 which is enormous. As you can tell all sites grab an IP from ...
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2answers
668 views

Is it possible to assign a VLAN to an alias of network interface in pfsense?

My goal is to build a redundant pfSense cluster (as described in this article : http://doc.pfsense.org/index.php/Configuring_pfSense_Hardware_Redundancy_(CARP) The problem is that i only have 2 ...
0
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1answer
144 views

cisco 3825 to 3825 routing question

I have 2 cisco 3825 routers connected to two cisco 3560 switches. One is currently our main router with 3 /22 public addresses and the usual slew of rfc1918 address space routed around for internal ...
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2answers
83 views

protocol based switching / routing?

I have run into a snag with a network design project I'm working on. Our internal network is 192.168.1.x. We have two gateways out of our network, #1 is .20 and #2 is .52. Normally you could pick and ...
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5answers
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Hubs/switches taking out switches?

Here's the issue...we have a network with a lot of Cisco switches. Someone plugged in a hub on the network, and then we started seeing "weird" behavior; errors in communication between clients and ...
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1answer
1k views

Difference between Bridging, Switching, Forwarding a frame? [closed]

What is the Difference between Bridging, Switching, Forwarding a frame? What is the difference between Control Plane Vs Forwarding Plane and Slow path Vs Fast Path? How are the above terms related to ...