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Two networks on the same physical Lan need to communicate

Last Modified: 2008-02-07

I am currently in the situation where I need to communicate between two seperate networks that are on the same physical lan. Some background:

Created a new environment for a small company which has an application and a small number of PC's which now need migrating to the new environment.

The application server and PC's are configured with a different IP subnet to that of the main infrastructure.

Basically the new infrastructure was setup on a new switch with no connectivity to the old environment (as this was not going to be required).

Now the application people want to be able to communicate to both networks at the same time, however we have no router on site to achieve this.

I was thinking of connecting the two switches together and then using static routes to enable the communication between the networks, however am unsure if this is the right way to go.
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