dealing with switch 2900 IP addressing

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Jun 17th, 2007

the problem is that I have a switch 2900 xl seires and I can not make a telnet to it

in my network the management vlan is vlan no 6 so i had to assign ip address to the interface vlan 6 on that switch

I did that but it remained shut down despite being manually configured to be up

when I use interface vlan 1 it responded but the telnet yet didn't work

i need a suggestion

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rajinikanth Sun, 06/17/2007 - 22:46


Have you configured your VTY lines with password and login commands.

VTY LINES are needed to be configured for telnet connection



wamohamed Sun, 06/17/2007 - 22:56

Hi Raj,

yes ofcourse i configured vty lines and set the password but the problem still exists

i think that the problem is related to the fact that i set interface vlan 1 as the management interface whereas it should be interface vlan 6 which i can not configure on that switch

glen.grant Mon, 06/18/2007 - 04:19

If you have a management vlan and also have other different vlans assigned to this switch your uplink has to be a trunk link in order to do this . Also the 2900 has to be a newer 8 meg box versus the old 4 meg 2924's which would not support trunking.


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