Transceiver Connection

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Jun 19th, 2007
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I?m connecting a Metrobility media converter (mtrj45-rj45 100 mbps) with a cisco 4503. When I ping the host in the converter i just received timeout.

my config is very simple:


interface Vlan1

ip address

interface FastEthernet2/1

switchport access vlan 2

switchport mode access

speed 100

duplex full


C4k#sh mac-address-table

Unicast Entries

vlan mac address type protocols port


1 0019.55f2.c83f static ip,ipx,assigned,other Switch

2 000e.0cb7.a5e6 dynamic ip,ipx,other FastEthernet2/6

2 0019.55f2.c83f static ip,ipx,assigned,other Switch

2 0060.e0c0.0dd5 dynamic ip,ipx,other FastEthernet2/2

2 0060.e0c0.0e74 dynamic ip,ipx,other FastEthernet2/3

2 4000.0000.0006 dynamic ip,other FastEthernet2/1

C4k#sh arp

Protocol Address Age (min) Hardware Addr Type Interface

Internet 1 0060.e0c0.0dd5 ARPA Vlan1

Internet - 0019.55f2.c83f ARPA Vlan1


The converter is connected in the port fa2/1.

Please help me.

Thanks in Advanced.

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pciaccio Tue, 06/19/2007 - 10:56
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You have the interface FE2/1 in VLAN 2 but you do not show any IP layer 3 for VLAN 2. Try placing the interface in VLAN 1 and see what happens....Good Luck....


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