Can I pass traffic for two different VLAN's through a layer 2 switch to a layer 3 switch? I have a management server on VLAN 1 which needs to access servers on two other seperate vlans. They all end up at the layer 3 switch but I cannot connect. See the attached diagram.
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Just to clarify.
Vlans do not need a layer 3 switch. You can create multiple vlans on a layer 2 switch and allocate ports on that switch into different vlans. When you create these vlans you are creating them a layer 2 only.
However if you want to route between the vlans then you need L3 interfaces for the vlans which can either be on a standalone router or on a L3 switch. If you create them on a lyer 3 switch you still need to create the vlan at layer 2 on that switch as well.