Solved

Issue with Mikrotik Bridging between ethernet interface and Vlan Interface

Posted on 2014-11-24
4
1,492 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-30
I am using a Mikrotik Power router 732. I have a need to have interface 3 be an access port (no tagging). Then that be a L2 bridge to port 5 Vlan 97. Also want the Router to have L3 access to this bridge.

SO I created the Vlan interface, with the proper VLAN tag.
Created a bridge
Added both ether3 and Vlan interface to the bridge
Set an IP address (in proper subnet) and assigned to the bridge interface.

I can connect between the machine on the Vlan and the 732.
Neither can connect to the server that is behind ether3 (untagged)

If I turn off the bridge and assign the IP to ether3, then I can connect 732 to the other server.

I have looked at a number of online docs and all would lead me to believe that I am doing this correctly. Any idea what is wrong?
0
Comment
Question by:jrdolan1054
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
Otto_N earned 400 total points
ID: 40464674
I know nothing about configuring Mikrotik devices, but based on an article on their wiki site, I would suggest the following set-up:
/interface vlan add name=vlan-97 vlan-id=97 interface=ether5 disabled=no
/ip address add address=<IP>/<Mask> interface=vlan-97
/interface bridge add name=br-vlan97 disabled=no
/interface bridge port add interface="vlan-97" bridge="br-vlan97" disabled=no
/interface bridge port add interface="ether3" bridge="br-vlan97" disabled=no

Open in new window

The examples I found all assigned the IP address to the VLAN interface, not the Bridge.
0
 

Author Comment

by:jrdolan1054
ID: 40464736
that is what I based my solution on. It is still not functioning properly.
0
 

Assisted Solution

by:jrdolan1054
jrdolan1054 earned 0 total points
ID: 40464892
After much more testing I think I found the issue is not that it is not working, but that the device on the other end was broken (having issues with BPDU packets).
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:jrdolan1054
ID: 40472325
that is in fact the correct config.
0

Featured Post

Control application downtime with dependency maps

Visualize the interdependencies between application components better with Applications Manager's automated application discovery and dependency mapping feature. Resolve performance issues faster by quickly isolating problematic components.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Microservice architecture adoption brings many advantages, but can add intricacy. Selecting the right orchestration tool is most important for business specific needs.
ADCs have gained traction within the last decade, largely due to increased demand for legacy load balancing appliances to handle more advanced application delivery requirements and improve application performance.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

910 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

22 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now