vlan configurations

Posted on 2014-09-15
Last Modified: 2014-09-16
I have a pix 515 e and an HP1810 switch . I want to create a new lan for a sub tenant in the same building. I assigned the subnet to the new lan and created a physical interface on the pix as a gateway, I created a vlan on the switch (vlanid 2)and assigned 6 ports to vlan id 2 ( the new lan) .  I will plug the interface into a vlanid2 .How do set the gateway ip for the vlan network to ?
Question by:davesnb
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by:Ken Boone
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You just set the address as the gateway for all devices that are on vlan id 2.

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In the switch web interface (do not see)?.. or on the pc interface card or a wireless router on the subnet?
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by:Ken Boone
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so the switch management interface only needs to be on one of the vlans so it does not need to have 2 default gateways configured.  The PCs that will live on the new subnet will need to have the configured as their gateway.

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Can you explain " so the switch management interface only needs  to be on one of the vlans so it does not need to have 2 gaeways configured".. are you saying if I plug the interface into one of the vlanid2 ports on the switch I an good to go ?
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Ken Boone earned 500 total points
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Yes that is exactly what i am saying.  Just keep the switch management interface which is layer 3 on your network.  Just connect the firewall interface for on a port with the new vlan.  Plug the tenant into those ports and let them know that their gateway is

Thats it!

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