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Need help setting up Dell Powerconnect 7048p

Last Modified: 2016-11-23
I am very new to this switch. I need help setting up multiple vlans and the management vlan

I currently have many servers and many clients on the same subnet.

With the switch i want to make a vlan for
iSCSI traffic    12 ports
Servers  12 ports
Clients 12 ports

The seitch management traffic, how do i do this,really ont care what the ip is as this is the only swich on the network but im at a loss as to how to configure everything and still have the clietn traffic get to the servers and managment

I have more than 12 client computers but i also have several unmagaged switches that the clients connect in to.

how do i start, all my attempts have failed.  I was able to run the wizard to set the management ip to and get the web interface but once i start to configure stuff i loose connection.

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OK, lets Walk.  Lets also simplify this a little further.

2 VLans with no routing between them.

You assume right Vlan1 is for the network, this is where all the servers and clients belong.  Ports 1-24

The ISCSI vlan2 will be used for ISCSI traffic only.   This is  Ports 25-48

I have binded the IP ranges to the vlans.

Is this all i need to do? it does seem to be working.

You mean everything is working accessing iSCSI from the client VLAN?
Do you need 24 ports for iSCSI nodes?


No the ISCSI traffic is segregated from client traffic.   Only my VMware environment will have access to the ISCSI targets,

I had to remove the Bind IP Subnets from the vlans.  

But its working.


Thanks for your help.

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