Frame Relay on Dynamips

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Mar 26th, 2008

hi there, can someone please explain how to telnet into a FR Switch in Dynamips? telnet into routers is working ok but when you type telnet FRSW nothing happens. how do you configure the FRSW if you cant get into it?

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mattcalderon Wed, 03/26/2008 - 07:56

The Frame Relay switch is configured DLCI-DLCI in your config file, but you dont actually have telnet access to it.

If you look at the state of the Frame switch you will see it is n/a instead of stopped or started.

http://www.dynagen.org/tutorial.htm

Hi Solpandor

Just to add my 2 cents worth if I may.

The generic frame switch in dynamips provides a full mesh frame relay topology and as has already been pointed out you can not access this frame switch.

However you could configure a normal router in dynamips as a frame switch the same way you would in a home lab and configure point to point or point to multipoint links and in this instance you would have access to the frame switch.

Here are two links I came across when I was running frame relay on dynamips myself

http://7200emu.hacki.at/viewtopic.php?t=3187

http://dynagen.cn/frame-relay-point-to-multipoint-lab/

HTH

Best Regards,

Michael

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