routing issue

we  have our office that is connected via fiber to across the street to our warehouse
in our office we have the fiber connected to our switch >Te2/0/1   Uplink_to_warehouse_Switch#1 trnk
our vlan in office is 172.20.10.x

at our warehouse we have unmanaged switch with a fiber port
warehouse vlan 1i 192.168.x.x

I cant ping or pass traffic, do I need to create static routes?
can anyone assist on exactly what we need to do on both switches
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
Without knowing a bit more, it's hard to say.  

What kind of equipment is in the office? Specifically, what make/model router (or switch)?

The network warehouse is a different network than the office so routing has to be done. But if there's not a router in each location, there is no need for static (or dynamic) routes.
Fred MarshallPrincipalCommented:
I agree that the description is rather cryptic.  But here goes a shot at it:

In the warehouse, the subnet is 192.168.x.x which is fed through a dumb switch.
I don't know how a dumb switch has VLANs.... so I'll have to presume that this comes from the main site or is intended to (with respect to DHCP, etc.)  Otherwise, where is the warehouse DHCP server?

Assuming that the warehouse isn't the central site with internet connection, what does "uplink" mean?

The office is using subnet 172.20.10.x.  OK.

If it's a dumb switch in the warehouse then what could you do with it?  Likely nothing.

So, I presume that everything is controlled in the office switch and that's where the VLANs are set up.

You can't "ping or pass traffic" from where to where?  Office to warehouse likely.  warehouse to internet?  office to internet?  within the warehouse?  within the office?

I suspect this is a simple routing issue that would connect 192.168.x.x to 172.20.10.x.  How this is done is pretty much up to the switch or router in the office.

One way:
The internet gateway router has both VLANS on certain ports.
You would then set static routes:
192.168.x.x go to corresponding port(s)
172.20.10.x go to corresponding port(s).
Without these routes, any packet destined for one subnet to the other will likely be dropped but packets destined for the internet will likely go through.

Another way:
The same idea may be supported by the switch in the office.
If so, perhaps you configure these same routes in the switch.

I think that's pretty much it.
porto111Author Commented:
thanks guys , the warehouse just has a bunch of security cameras and other devices that send the information back to the main site to a couple of servers, but these cameras are not on same vlans as the main site

basically we just want these cameras to send the traffic to the main site via the fiber aatched to both ends of the switches
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
Once again...What kind of equipment is in the office? Specifically, what make/model router (or switch)?

Without at least some information, all we can do is make wild guesses.
porto111Author Commented:
at the office we have DELL N3024 SWITCHES at the warehouse we have a MOXA 12 port switch
porto111Author Commented:
office we have Dell N3024 switch with 2 fiber port that connect to MOXA rugerized 12 port switch with  2 fiber ports
office vlans > 172.20.x.x
warehouse vlans > 192.168.x.x

we need to be able to communicate between the 2 sites
warehouse devices need to send data to servers on office
Fred MarshallPrincipalCommented:
I think I've already described what you need to do.....
Fred MarshallPrincipalCommented:
I guess one question would be: Why are there 2 VLANs at all?  It appears that you'd be happy if everything could communicate.  You might just put the warehouse fiber port on the office LAN (a switch configuration matter).  That could well be the easiest solution.

The manual for the N3024 switch is located at:

Page 645 for VLANs.
It appears that perhaps you want to have the two facilities' ports in the same Community.
Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
Uplink_to_warehouse_Switch#1 trnk
And this:
Dell N3024 switch with 2 fiber port that connect to MOXA rugerized 12 port switch with  2 fiber ports
Make it sound like you've got a channel group between these switches.

But if one of the switches is "unmanaged"
at our warehouse we have unmanaged switch with a fiber port

I'm not sure how you're doing that.

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