2950 works, but I can't access it

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hq has sent down to us a catalyst 2950 switch. I've used Express Setup to configure ip address Express Setup seemed to go us described.

I've installed the switch:

router[] <-> switch [ ??] <-> pc

The switch works. The pc gets dhcp from the router and can access the internet.

But, I can't access the switch. I can't ping, or launch a browser window.

telnet ( which I enabled ) also doesn't work:



telnet: connect to address No route to host

Any help appreciated


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Kevin Dorrell Sat, 09/22/2007 - 08:28
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Just after you have tried to ping the switch from the PC, can you see an entry in the PC's ARP cache for the switch?

My guess is that the PC port and the router port are on one VLAN, and the management functions of the switch are on another.

If they are indeed on different VLANs, the only way you are going to fix it is to use your PC COM: port to console into the switch.

Kevin Dorrell



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