+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
Wireless Networks Thread, Basic VLAN in Technical; Hi all Im looking to setup a VLAN in our school purely for testing a new domain. I want the ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    124
    Thank Post
    61
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Rep Power
    9

    Basic VLAN

    Hi all

    Im looking to setup a VLAN in our school purely for testing a new domain.

    I want the vlan to be seperate from the current domain and have no communication whatsoever.

    I have a spare Level1 GSW-2496 that i will be using but new to vlan's so after advice on how best to set this up. The GSW-2496 is attached to 1 of 2 core switches (both GSW-2496's) that both connect to our LEA's routing switch which is the gateway (Nortel PP 1424T) - that then is connected to the router. The LEA manage the gatewat/routing switch so we have no access so want to know how best to set our switches up so that the seperate vlan traffic is seperated to the core switches and the routing switch.

    I have tinkered with the new vlan switch settings by enabling the port-based vlan mode for all the ports on the switch. This works fine - the test server cannot see the other domain or anything on there at all.

    Im now looking at tweaking it a little to allow access to the web. The new test network cant see the gateway. How can i go about setting it up so it can see the gateway and get web access?

  2. #2

    teejay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    3,174
    Thank Post
    284
    Thanked 773 Times in 583 Posts
    Rep Power
    335
    Best bet is if you have a spare pc (can be an old one) put 2 nics in it and set up some firewall software like ipcop. Have the external port of this plugged into a non vlanned port on your switch and the internal on a vlanned port.

  3. Thanks to teejay from:

    mcnallyfc (2nd February 2011)

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. VLAN Help!
    By edsa in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 17th September 2010, 07:02 AM
  2. Vlan help
    By ful56_uk in forum Hardware
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 23rd May 2010, 10:07 PM
  3. Vlan Help
    By Ste_Harve in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 19th May 2010, 02:04 PM
  4. VLAN Help
    By jayemm in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 19th November 2009, 05:01 PM
  5. To Vlan or not Vlan?
    By Theblacksheep in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 33
    Last Post: 19th August 2008, 03:22 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •