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Hi, So this might be a silly question, and I am likely missing something really simple but I am having problems connecting to a device on a trunked port. So interface Gi4/1 on the cisco switch is currently a trunked port with 1 as the native vlan. The switch is installed in a CISCO catalyst 4510R chassis and the IP address is 172.17.252.1. I am trying to connect a motorolla wireless switch to this port. I have configured the wireless switch to use eth 2, I have set it to trunk as well with a native vlan of 1, tagging enabled, and allowed vlans 1,2, 10 and 15. The IP address on the interface is 172.17.252.102 and it's the management interface. Once I have done all that, I cannot ping the device from any machine on vlan 10, or from the cisco cli. I also cannot ping from cli of the motorolla device. I think I am missing something simple? Any info would be greatly appreciated.
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Question by:Josh Rowe
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by:Stephen Berk
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What's the output of "show int trunk" on the Cisco switch? How about "show int G4/1 sw"? If you can paste the interface configs also, that would help.
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by:Josh Rowe
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MO-4510-CR01>show int gi4/1 switchport
Name: Gi4/1
Switchport: Enabled
Administrative Mode: trunk
Operational Mode: trunk
Administrative Trunking Encapsulation: dot1q
Operational Trunking Encapsulation: dot1q
Negotiation of Trunking: On
Access Mode VLAN: 1 (default)
Trunking Native Mode VLAN: 1 (default)
Administrative Native VLAN tagging: enabled
Voice VLAN: none
Administrative private-vlan host-association: none
Administrative private-vlan mapping: none
Administrative private-vlan trunk native VLAN: none
Administrative private-vlan trunk Native VLAN tagging: enabled
Administrative private-vlan trunk encapsulation: dot1q
Administrative private-vlan trunk normal VLANs: none
Administrative private-vlan trunk private VLANs: none
Operational private-vlan: none
Trunking VLANs Enabled: ALL
Pruning VLANs Enabled: 2-1001
Capture Mode Disabled
Capture VLANs Allowed: ALL

Unknown unicast blocked: disabled
Unknown multicast blocked: disabled
Appliance trust: none
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by:Josh Rowe
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Port        Mode         Encapsulation  Status        Native vlan
Gi1/2       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi2/2       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi3/1       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi3/2       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi3/5       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi3/6       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi3/7       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi3/8       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi3/9       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi4/1       on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi4/17      on           802.1q         trunking      1
Gi5/15      on           802.1q         trunking      1
Po1         on           802.1q         trunking      1
Po2         on           802.1q         trunking      1

Port        Vlans allowed on trunk
Gi1/2       1-4094
Gi2/2       1-4094
Gi3/1       1-4094
Gi3/2       1-4094
Gi3/5       1-4094
Gi3/6       1-4094
Gi3/7       1-4094
Gi3/8       1-4094
Gi3/9       1-4094
Gi4/1       1-4094
Gi4/17      1-4094
Gi5/15      1-4094
Po1         1-4094
Po2         1-4094

Port        Vlans allowed and active in management domain
Gi1/2       1-15
Gi2/2       1-15
Gi3/1       1-15
Gi3/2       1-15
Gi3/5       1-15
Gi3/6       1-15
Gi3/7       1-15
Gi3/8       1-15
Gi3/9       1-15
Gi4/1       1-15
Gi4/17      1-15
Gi5/15      1-15
Po1         1-15
Po2         1-15

Port        Vlans in spanning tree forwarding state and not pruned
Gi1/2       1-15
Gi2/2       1-15
Gi3/1       1-15
Gi3/2       1-15
Gi3/5       1-15
Gi3/6       1-15
Gi3/7       1-15
Gi3/8       1-15
Gi3/9       1-15
Gi4/1       1-15
Gi4/17      1-15
Gi5/15      1-15

Port        Vlans in spanning tree forwarding state and not pruned
Po1         1-15
Po2         1-15
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Josh Rowe earned 0 total points
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So I have figured it out. Basically, in our troubleshooting we have somehow created multiple vlans on the device, causing it to not work. Nothing that overlaps, but it just wouldn't talk to the switch it was directly attached to. So I decided to reset the unit (steps in attached doc), and configure the switchport eth2 with the correct config following the steps in the other attached doc. Worked perfectly.
Factory-Reset-Motorola-Wireless-LAN-Swit
WS5100-CLI-vlan-configuration.doc
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by:Josh Rowe
ID: 40597942
Upon looking into the device more, we found a configuration that simply wasn't working. So we sourced information for resetting and re configuring the device. After which the device now works as we want it to.
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