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Stripping specific VLAN tag at core switch

Last Modified: 2013-01-24
We have numerous Allied Telesis 8000GS/24's at the edge and an x908 core switch.

I haven't looked into it before outside of standard tagged/untagged VLANs but what we want to do is tunnel traffic from certain edge ports to the core switch without wasting ports linking back into the general LAN.

For example from a Wireless Bridge to a remote building we want the traffic to go back to the core switch without being passed around other switches (such as if there is large amounts of broadcast traffic being transmitted.

Wireless Bridge to an untagged port on the switch,
Switch to the core (VLAN Trunked)
Core strips the VLAN and allows traffic to be redistributed as required.

95% of the traffic will be transmitted to the core switch from the far wireless bridge end.

The madness behind this is that later there will be extended routing and security layers built for certain connections/VLANs but we want to start getting the base for this underway with the configurations on the edge switches so we can later concentrate on the core and router.

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