configure vlan on cisco 851

Hello All!

I regularly configure Vlans on Cisco router by using SUB interfaces like FastEthernet 1.200 .

Now i have to configure a vlan on a 851 with Advsecurity software. This command does not seem to be available? Is this a software restriction, or is it a different configuration method? I can see a command called VLAN, and i made a VLAN30 interface, but it seems to be UP/DOWN. Obviously i need to do some sort of layer 2 configuration also to get this interface up and running.

My question; how do i configure VLAN on this router, or is it not possible? config available upon request.

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johnnybrianIT managerAsked:
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
You need to create the VLAN in global config ("vlan 30"). Next, assign a port to be a member of the vlan in interface config mode ("switchport access vlan 30"). Then create the VLAN interface and assign an ip address.
 

conf t
vlan 30
int f0
 switchport access vlan 30
 no shut
int VLAN 30
 ip address 192.168.30.1 255.255.255.0
 no shut
end

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johnnybrianIT managerAuthor Commented:
Yeah i figured as much, but it doesnt seem to work though. :(

Gw1(config)#vlan 30
Error on initialize VLAN database 1: VTP feature not yet initialized
Gw1(config)#

Gw1(config-if)#switchport?
% Unrecognized command

Can create Vlan30 interface correctly though.
!
interface Vlan30
 description AvayaDect
 ip address 192.168.48.254 255.255.255.0
 ip helper-address 192.168.6.11


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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
Can you post the output of a "show version" please.

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johnnybrianIT managerAuthor Commented:
Cisco IOS Software, C850 Software (C850-ADVSECURITYK9-M), Version 12.4(15)T1, RE
LEASE SOFTWARE (fc2)
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ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.3(8r)YI4, RELEASE SOFTWARE

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System returned to ROM by reload at 14:19:33 CEST Thu Aug 14 2008
System restarted at 14:20:03 CEST Thu Aug 14 2008
System image file is "flash:c850-advsecurityk9-mz.124-15.T1.bin"


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Cisco 851 (MPC8272) processor (revision 0x200) with 49152K/16384K bytes of memor
y.
Processor board ID FCZ112623HW
MPC8272 CPU Rev: Part Number 0xC, Mask Number 0x10
5 FastEthernet interfaces
128K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.
20480K bytes of processor board System flash (Intel Strataflash)

Configuration register is 0x2102
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
Two questions/suggestions;

1) Can you try to put the switch/router in VTP transparent mode and see if that resolves the "VTP feature not yet initialized" message.

2) Which interface are you trying the "switchport" command on? If I remember correctly, It's only available on the first 4 interfaces (f0 - 3).
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johnnybrianIT managerAuthor Commented:
transparent; done.

After;
Gw1(config)#vla 30
Vlan can not be added. Maximum number of 1 vlan(s) in the database.

Tried to apply switchport to interfaces f0, f1 and f3. No go.
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
Now we're getting somewhere. You're only allowed one VLAN. Probably an IOS limitation. There are also a ton of software advisories on that image. I'd upgrade the IOS. "T" versions are always full of surprises.
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johnnybrianIT managerAuthor Commented:
If I go to the software advisor, im oly allowed to downpload the Advsecurity feature set.  Is it a software limitation on this feature set? Because then im stuck.
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
Looks like you're stuck...to one VLAN.  Sorry.

850's support only one VLAN. 870's on the other hand support four.

About a quarter of the way down:

Q. How many 802.1q VLANs can be configured on the built-in 4-port switch (Fast Ethernet 0-3)?    A. A maximum of four VLANs are supported on the Cisco 870 Series with the plus feature set (Advanced IP Services/Advanced Enterprise Services). The Cisco 850 Series only supports one 802.1q VLAN.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps380/ps6200/prod_qas0900aecd8028a982.html

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johnnybrianIT managerAuthor Commented:
Thanks for that!
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