Gateway no longer exists. Any impact on cisco 3500 ?

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Mar 19th, 2007
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Hello,

Nice simple one. I think.


I have inherited a network in the following state. A single subnet linked by various cisco switches and routers typically cisco3500 etc.


I am currently replacing our ISP and as a result changing the gateway for the clients. This means the existing gateway will become defunct.


I cannot get into most of the switches on our network but believe that the gateway may be specified.


So two questions bearing in mind that the only traffic I want to go out through the new gateway will be users internet traffic.;

1) Do I need to specify the new gateway in my switches on the network ?

2) If the existing soon to be turned off gateway is specified in the switches etc will this cause any network issues once the existing gateway is removed ?


Thanks

Neal

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mahmoodmkl Mon, 03/19/2007 - 05:56
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Hi


No u need not specify new gateway in u r switches.


Gateway on the switches is used to access them from different subnets.


i dnot think there will be any impact on the network.


Thanks

Mahmood

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