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  • Layer 2/3 switches

    When I am trying to put the default gateway in layer 2 switches with IP default-gateway xxxxx command it okay. But If I'm trying to put the default-gateway in 3560(layer 3) switches with IP default-gateway xxxxxxx command its giving me error that invalid command.

    Jadu50 pointsBadges:
  • OSPF over a Layer 2 Switch

    Hi I have a really stupid question. I have 2 xLayer 2 switches (Cisco) and two routers connected to those switches. One routing to another network and the other to the internet. I want to setup OSPF to enter routes dynamically. They don't want to pick-up neighbors unless they are directly...

    IanOlivier10 pointsBadges:
  • Will litigation against Huawei affect me as a buyer?

    I have been working on assessing a few leading network equipment vendors in the likes of Cisco, HP, Juniper, etc., to procure Layer 2 switches. I am currently assessing the capabilities of Huawei and i have been hearing about a litigation raised by Nortel (Avaya) against Huawei on their Layer 2...

    Unified Communications ATE2,280 pointsBadges:
  • Difference between a layer 2 and layer 3 network switch

    What is the difference between a layer 2 and layer 3 network switch? What instance would I need each for? We are a Windows 7 shop.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Difference between layer 2 & layer 3 switch?

    What's the difference between a layer 2 & layer 3 switch?

    Krishh 279835 pointsBadges:
  • Why use Layer 3 switches and how do they differ from Layer 2 switches?

    Why do we use Layer 3 (L3) switches, and how are they different from Layer 2 (L2) switches?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Where all the places we use Layer 2 and Layer3 Switches

    Where all the places we use Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switches?

    Krishasking10 pointsBadges:
  • Converting a Layer 3 Switch to a Layer 2 Switch

    How do I convert a layer 3 switch to a layer 2 switch? Can I just configure the layer 3 switch as if it were a layer 2 switch?

    HOBOK5 pointsBadges:
  • Can two switches, having VLAN defined in each, communicate without the help of Layer-3 device?

    If in a single L2 Switch, IPs of the same range can communicate - then what's the need of creating a VLAN for different IP range? Can two switches (having VLAN defined in each) communicate without the help of Layer-3 device? Thank you.

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • MAC address binding in Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches

    How can we do MAC address binding in Layer 2 (L2) and Layer 3 (L3) switches?

    NetworkingATE1,545 pointsBadges:
  • Layer 2 trace?

    Hi, I had joind a company with a big, complicated and un-documented network. I want to know some connections passing through which switches. Some of the switches are layer2. To make it harder, switches are of different brands. Any idea how to achieve that? Regards

    Searcher2645 pointsBadges:
  • What are the similarities in Cisco and HP ProCurve switching protocols?

    like layer 2 protocol in cisco called VTP , while in hp procurve is called GARP , I need to know the other similarities in both for layer 2,3

    Henno5 pointsBadges:
  • Ethernet layer 2 and (VLAN)?

    What role does an Ethernet layer 2 switch play in virtual local-area networks (VLAN)?

    Mwt12325 pointsBadges:
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