inter pvlan communication

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Jun 24th, 2007
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Hi guys,

hope u r doing fine.

I have a problem with private vlans.In a shared environment, I am supposed to host multiple webservers under a private vlan





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secondary VLANs

1 2 3

Servers from secondary vlan 1 can never see a server in Sec.vlan 2 or 3 and vice versa.I need this to be accomblished in layer two.

I hope,If im going to layer three and subnetting then there is no need of private vlans.

Is there any possiblity?

thanks in adance


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paolo bevilacqua Sun, 06/24/2007 - 06:05
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with vlan, private or not, there is no communciations at layer 2 between vlans.

Once you place a router, or layer 3 switch, there may be communication at layer 3 that you can limit with use of configuration.

In any case, each vlan should use a different IP subnet.

Hope this helps, please rate post if it does!


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