L2 Switch configuration with unmanagable gigabyte switches

Zacharia Kurian
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Currently one of our branch is shifting to another location where it has one 48 Ports L2 Switch with wan data link from our head office. Can I connect and use the existing  unmanageable gigabyte switches  to the l2 Switch? The l2 Switch is D Link 48 ports.
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yes..you have to config gig port as switchport.
Zacharia KurianAdministrator- Data Center & Network

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Commented:
can you elaborate please?
your L2 switch must be like :

switchport acess vlan 2

you need you confgure your L3 switch similarly

int gig

swichport
switchport mode access
switchport mode acess vlan add 2

I am just typing command..please check the correct sequence on CLI
Zacharia KurianAdministrator- Data Center & Network

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Commented:
by the way, i forgot to mention the brand of the l2 switch. It is a D Link L2. Do you know the steps for this model?

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