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If the switch supports VLANs, and you're willing to have a router proxy the traffic, then I suspect that it can be done. Each modem will need to be on a VLAN, and the router will need to have presence on all four of those VLANs. For the sake of illustration, let's assume that Modem 1 is on VLAN 11, modem 2 is on VLAN 12, and so on; The router is a Linux ...
In the predominant solution design, i.e. if the latest switch lore doesn't have some spankin' new theory attached to it, for a packet to change vlan id it is required to pass through an L3 router. If your client and server are on the same ip subnet the packet will not pass through an L3 router. If they also are on different VLANs, they effectively will not ...
The issue with 3com switches saying "the vlan N cannot be modified" is caused by the port mode not being set (access, hybrid, trunk, fabric). I just wanted to clarify this since it's not apparent. The cli command "display this" in the specific interface your editing is your friend ;-)
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