cisco 4506 HSRP

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Mar 5th, 2008
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i have two cisco4506, Active and Pasive

i have done vlan based HSRP on it, also i have one gateway router connected to MPLS cloud, how do i connect that single router to both the switches? with single gateway ip for both the switches

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Richard Burts Wed, 03/05/2008 - 08:19
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Unless you want to do something like Integrated Routing and Bridging with interface BVI there is not any way that you can have 2 connections from a single router to 2 switches in the same VLAN.

Do you plan to have the connection between the 4506 be a routed interface or do you plan to have it be a trunk? If you are planning to use it as a routed interface then you should be able to do the inter-vlan routing on the 4506 and treat the connection from one switch to the router as 1 subnet and on the other swtich treat its connection to the router as a different subnet. That would be a way to get around the problem.




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