Convert switchport to a L3 port similar to a router

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Giuseppe Larosa Fri, 07/10/2009 - 09:13
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Hello Nicholas,

if you had an enterprise image EMI the answer would be yes 100%.

More modern switches with base image can support intervlan routing but miss support of advanced routing protocols.

SMI in 3550 should be able to be a multilayer switch.

try the following:

int f0/x

no switchport

ip address x.x.x.x y.y.y.y

no shut

if it accepts this and you can reach a device on the other end of the port you are fine

Hope to help


Leo Laohoo Fri, 07/10/2009 - 17:58
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It's been a loooooooooooooong night but you may need the "ip routing enable" first.


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