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Can a NetVanta 3305's  two lan ports be set-up as a switch?

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I have a carrier installed and managed NetVanta 3305.  I have dual T-1s bonded with this device.  I want to have the two lan ports setup as a switch.  I want to be able to feed two firewalls setup in a High Availability scenario with seperate ethernet connections, but with same IP/DNS etc.  My carrier is telling me that this is not possible and I have to use unique settings.  I can put a switch in after the Adtran, but I don't want to if not needed.  Please help!!!
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by:woolmilkporc
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Hi,
this is, as far as I know, not possible. The 3305 has only its two onboard LAN interfaces, which are not configurable as switch ports.
Only the Multiservice Access Routers 3448 and 1335 have switch ports.
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by:woolmilkporc
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I forgot, besides the 3448 and 1335, there are of course the 3120, 3130 and the 344
which do have switch ports
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by:jcistaro
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Will any of these be able to support multiple T1s and bond them?
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I think, only  the 3448 and the 1335 will, and only with a bandwith of two T1s, not three as the 3305.
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