Where all the places we use Layer 2 and Layer 3 Switches?
Answer Question | December 31, 2012 3:22 PM
Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches
what command do we use for a layer 3 switch so it can also act as a router
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 4:21 AM
Cisco Routers and Cisco Switches, Cisco switch configuration, Cisco switches, Layer 3 switches
I am looking at having multiple networks created at the same premise. Each one will run a zone with work stations and servers. I am a bit confused between multiple routers and a layer 3 switch ? What do you guys suggest ?
Answer Question | June 6, 2011 8:23 AM
Layer 3 switches, Networking design, Networking Equipment, Routers, Switches
Can Layer 3 switches connect direct to WAN with out a Router? If yes, Why choose Routers?
Answer Question | February 8, 2011 12:02 PM
Layer 3 switches, Layer 3 Switching, Routers, Switches
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.
Answer Question | November 16, 2010 2:22 PM
Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, Networking, Switches, Switching, Switching equipment, Windows 7
Hello All, I have a cisco Cat 3560G switch trunked to a 3com 4200 L2 switch. I have 4 Vlans created on the Cisco L3 switch like Vlan 10, 20, 30 and 40 and created only 20 and 30 on the 3 COM. All the trunk port configurations are fine. However when i assign a [...]
Answer Question | June 16, 2010 6:29 AM
Cisco switches, Layer 3 switches, Swicthes, Trunk between Cisco Cat and Layer2 3 com, VLAN, VLAN configuration, VLAN trunking
I need help adding an IP subnet to a Vlan, when I attempt to by using the IP address X.X.X.X 255.255… it gives me an error saying it overlaps another VLAN. is there another way to do this? I am on a 3750 cisco switch, IP routing is turned on. Please help!!! thanks in advance.
Answer Question | May 14, 2010 1:05 AM
Cisco 3750, Cisco switches, ip subnet, IP Subnetting, L3 switch, Layer 3 switches, Switches, VLAN
When I am trying to put the default gateway in layer 2 switches with ip default-gateway xxxxx commnd it ok. 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
Answer Question | February 16, 2011 7:40 PM
Default gateway problem, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, Routers, Routing and switching, Switches
Dear, [strong] I have made a lan by network simulator. In this network I have used 5 2960(layer 2) switches and Three 3560(layer 3) switches as a access layer switch. In layer 2 switches I have put the default-gateway so I can easily telnet access to layer 2 switches. But In layer 3 switches when [...]
Answer Question | February 5, 2010 1:53 AM
Layer 3 switches, Network hardware, Routing and switching, Switches
Our school division is made up of seven schools. All schools point back to the central office location where all Internet traffic comes through. I have to setup subnets and VLANS at each school. Can you recommend a make/model of layer 3 switches for each school and for the main central office location. I also [...]
Answer Question | September 11, 2012 1:38 AM
Firewalls, Layer 3 switches, Switching, VLAN
I have some Powerconnect 6248 Layer 3 switches that I’m working with. I’ve never worked with VLANs before so I’m totally lost here. I don’t know CLI so I’m using the GUI. I have workstations and servers set up on 192.168.0.x/255.255.255.0, workstations on 192.168.1.x/255.255.255.0, and workstations on 192.168.2.x/255.255.255.0 Switch1 is going to be 192.168.0.x Switch2 [...]
Answer Question | November 10, 2009 7:36 PM
Layer 3 switches, PowerConnect, Routing, VLAN
We have a WAN link running 100Mbps with Netgear GSM7328s switches at each end, this carries traffic between our main site, and our DR site, which also has our primary internet link as it’s located in the same hosting center as our ISP’s kit. Nightly cross-site backups swamp the link, and this has caused problems [...]
Answer Question | August 26, 2010 2:02 PM
Layer 3 switches, Netgear, Netgear GSM7328, Network traffic management, QoS configuration, Switches, WAN optimization
when I bind an IP subnet to dell 6224 switch, does it mean when i plug in a pc within tat particular subnet will directly be in that VLAN? Example: i type in “vlan association subnet 10.0.1.0 255.255.255.0 10″ to bind subnet 10.0.1.0 to VLAN 10. so is it when i plug in a PC [...]
Answer Question | February 29, 2012 4:34 AM
Dell PowerConnect 6224, L3 Switches, Layer 3 switches, Subnets, Switch configuration, Switches, VLAN, VLAN configuration
Hi guys, I have a cisco 3750 series L3 switch. It can currently handle 3GB of L2 traffic with no problem, but when faced with 40MB of L3 traffic, CPU utilization shot so high that I can’t even telnet to the switch. Could anyone enlighten me please? Thanks in advance!!
Answer Question | May 14, 2009 4:15 AM
Cisco 3750, Cisco 3750 configuration, Cisco switch configuration, Cisco switches, L3 switch, L3 Switches, Layer 3 switch, Layer 3 switches, Switch configuration, Switches
How can we do MAC address binding in Layer 2 (L2) and Layer 3 (L3) switches?
Answer Question | January 25, 2011 12:17 AM
L3 Switches, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, MAC address, Network equipment, Network hardware, Networking, Routing and switching
Is it necessary to apply no IP route cache on virtual local area networks (VLAN) interfaces in an L3 switch and why? What are the advantages or disadvantages?
Answer Question | February 11, 2009 6:40 PM
IP routing protocols, L3 Switches, Layer 3 switches, Networking, Switches, Virtual LAN, VLAN
If a Layer 3 switch is faster than a router, why can’t we use an L3 in place of a router?
Answer Question | February 27, 2013 3:57 PM
L3 Switches, Layer 3 switches, Networking Equipment, Networking hardware, Routers, SDN, Switches
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
Answer Question | August 30, 2009 9:26 AM
Cisco, Cisco switches, Cisco VTP, GARP, Generic Attribute Registration Protocol, HP, HP switches, Layer 2, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3, Layer 3 switches, Network protocols, Switch configuration, Switches, VLAN Trunk Protocol
Why do we use Layer 3 (L3) switches, and how are they different from Layer 2 (L2) switches?
Answer Question | February 26, 2013 10:06 PM
L3 Switches, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3 switches, Layer switching, Networking, Networking Equipment, Networking hardware, SDN
Hi Friends, I have a small requirement. please see my configuration. i have an L3 switch (Cisco 3560) series and now i am forwarding all the traffic from my network to Firewall from L3 switch through this default route ” ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 10.11.12.2″ where 10.11.12.1 is my L3 switch 10.11.12.2 is my firewall [...]
Answer Question | February 2, 2009 11:53 AM
Cisco, Cisco 3560, L3 Switches, Layer 3, Layer 3 switches, Network administration, Port 445, Port 80, Port forwarding, SMB over IP, Switch configuration, Switches