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can't ping ip of new switch

Posted on 2003-02-23
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27

I've setup a switch(2924xl), my 2 vlans are working fine. I am using hyperterminal to configure and setup an ip address for the switch. I have used ping in the hyperterm and was able to ping my new ip and ip of my other switches. However, when I used cmd command and ping my ip it says timeout but my other switch is pingable. i have compared my setup with other switch and they are all the same. any idea why?

Question by:edongskiu
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interface VLAN1
 ip address x.x.x.x y.y.y.y

If your workstation is on vlan1, or a router that can route you to vlan1, you should be able to reach it.
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How many hops to both ?
Could be a routing cost issue.
Try a traceroute.
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lrmoore earned 400 total points
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To elaborate on what chicagoan said:
If your PC is connected to VLAN 1, it can ping the IP address of the switch
If the PC is connected to VLAN2, it can not ping the IP address of the switch because that IP address is assigned to the Management VLAN - VLAN1 by default.

The only way you can ping the switch's IP address from VLAN2 is to either
1) change the VLAN membership of the management VLAN to VLAN2, but then you won't be able to ping it from VLAN1. 2) setup a trunk port and a "router on a stick" using isl trunking and sub-interfaces to route between the vlans.


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