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Create Link between Cisco and non Cisco Switch

Cisco 3560.  Connect to a NetGear something...

I ran a cable and connected the two.  Got a link, traffic seems to pass.
Created a new VLAN on the 3560, VLAN 100.  Added this port that connects to the NetGear to that VLAN.  In another building is another 3560 connected via fiber.  Added one port on that to VLAN 100.

I cannot get to the server on the NetGear....

My Cisco ports are setup as "switchport mode access VLAN 100".  the fiber is trunking.

What am I missing?
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dougp23

8/22/2022 - Mon
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dougp23

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Thanks rauenpc, I will give that a try.  

The fiber ports are setup for trunking (dot1q).

I have no idea how the Netgear is configured, so I am going to try your way and connect to it as a "flat switch".

I will report back later on any progress!
dougp23

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It worked!  Although for some reason, I had to set the cisco switch port connecting to the NetGear to:

switchport access vlan 100

Setting it to trunk would not work.  Perhaps the Netgear is an unmanaged switch?  
Anyway, I am super happy this worked!

THANKS!
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