VRF on 3560 switch

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Oct 5th, 2007

I have two 3560s connected via a Layer 3 portchannel. I have two vlans on switch A and one VLAN on switch B that i want to be in the same VRF. The rest of the VLANs on both switches i dont want in a VRF...

Im using OSPF for VRF and non VRF router advertisements...

how can i do this with an L3 link connecting the two switches?

TIA

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Correct Answer by swaroop.potdar about 9 years 1 month ago

Shaun, you can do either of the options below.

1) Configure the L3 portchannel to L2 and have a vlan created for pure L3 between the switches and another vlan for the VRF.

2) If you dont want to configure it as a trunk then you can create a GRE tunnel between the switches and populate it with the VRF.

Both options would take care of switching you non VRF and VRF traffic.

HTH-Cheers,

Swaroop

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swaroop.potdar Fri, 10/05/2007 - 09:13

Shaun, you can do either of the options below.

1) Configure the L3 portchannel to L2 and have a vlan created for pure L3 between the switches and another vlan for the VRF.

2) If you dont want to configure it as a trunk then you can create a GRE tunnel between the switches and populate it with the VRF.

Both options would take care of switching you non VRF and VRF traffic.

HTH-Cheers,

Swaroop

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