Copied configuration, what next

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Oct 6th, 2008
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I'm trying to add a new Catalyst c3550 series switch to our stack. I'm a newbie and I'm sure how the network is setup, so to save myself the stress of having to figure out how to configure the switch, I copied the configuration of one the working switches to the new one. The problem is, it doesn't work. I can't connect to the internal network (which is on a Vlan). Does anyone have any ideas what I should do next?

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srego4 Mon, 10/06/2008 - 11:23
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copying the config is good...but you just cant copy everything.


you will need a new IP address and also better to have a new hostname.


and also if you have set up vlans (other than default) you will have to set those up accordingly.

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