routing process across subnet on layer 3 switch

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Apr 5th, 2008

Hi all, If I pinged a device in another vlan on my layer 3 switch, what is the process is it

arp for gateway

send packet to gateway

gateway sends packet to other subnet

arp is sent from router to lan

packet is then switched via layer 2 lan

is this correct ?

I have this problem too.
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Jon Marshall Sat, 04/05/2008 - 11:52


From my recollection you have asked this question or a variant on this question many times before. If you just searched your own posts you could probably find at least 5 different answers to this question.

NetPro is a fantastic tool for people to solve problems, learn about networking concepts and exchange ideas with fellow professionals. I would not want to discourage anyone from using it including yourself but when you ask the same questions time and time again it benefits nobody.

I am not trying to be harsh but you would progress a lot quicker if you just did a bit of research around the subject.

Just my opinion, ignore it if you wish



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