Dymanic Vlan question

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Jun 28th, 2007
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i wanted to set up a vmps server so that pc's in our building can move ports on the switches while retaining their correct vlans. i wanted to know if this was possible without a ACS server? amy help would be great

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sundar.palaniappan Thu, 06/28/2007 - 14:04
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Darren,


I haven't personally implemented VMPS. However, the following documentation doesn't seem to indicate you need an ACS. You just need a TFTP server to store the VMPS database from which the switch would extract the VLAN info for the user's MAC address.


http://cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst5000/catos/6.x/configuration/guide/vmps.html#wp1019985


HTH


Sundar

ggt-cisco Mon, 07/09/2007 - 14:19
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That's correct, you don't need ACS at all.

Furthermore, if you don't have a switch capable of being a VPMS server, you can still deploy it with an open source vmps server, such as http://vmps.sourceforge.net. I have used it and it works fine.


Regards,


Rafa

stephen.stack Wed, 07/11/2007 - 10:16
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Hi,


Sorry for jumping on this post, but i have a question relating to it. :)

I need to implement dynamic VLANs too and i have investigated OpenVMPS. I am not a linux buff, but i can find my way around. ggt-cisco, was it easy or difficult for you to get setup? Have you had any problems? Is there any tips or easy ways to get this installed from your experience?


Regards


Stephen

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