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How do I configure routing on a HP A5500 Layer 3 Switch

Hi Guys,

I have what some of you might consider a small problem, I have this switch on our network (HP A5500) that is capable of routing traffic, however I have never configured one to do so. Currently it runs a number of port based VLANS and some tagged VLAN's across the fiber interfaces that's about all.

What I need to do now is setup a route between VLAN A ( subnet) to a fiber interface ( subnet) without affecting the current configuration that I have just described.

I have been issued a transit subnet ip address for the fiber interface of

Then the ip is
route destination is

could somebody show me how to do this within the config file?
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I am not sure if I understand what you have and what you want.
For now I assume you want to set up static routing. And the next-hop-router is on

If so you would let this device do
that should let Ip routing happen between all IP-enabled interfaces on the switch.
you should also set up a route or a default route to connect to other network(s).
Could be
IP ROUTE (to come to just via
IP ROUTE (to come to ALL unknown networks via

The next hop router/firewall should also have configured route(s) back, like

If the asumptions are wrong please provide more info, so the experts can better help
As a matter of fact, this switch is in HP's H3C line of switches, so the exact syntax in system-view would include the term 'route-static' , I do not know if that can be abbreviated ( I only manage HP's procurve-line of switches), so a default route would be like:
EasyfitAuthor Commented:
Using the Web interface, i found that I could easily setup routing between the Vlans
EasyfitAuthor Commented:
Because it was the most simple and direct solution
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