Confused about the ACE

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Feb 2nd, 2012
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Just done a course on the ace and seem to be having some trouble with the virtual side

of things.

I am trying to work out why i cant ping out of my virtual instance Testing-11

I have set up the following vlan ....

vlan 1000 10.x.x.21

However when i look at it in the virtual instance i get this ....

vlan1000 is down, VLAN not assigned in Admin

Yet it says Assigned on the physical port, up on the physical port

However on the admin side i have this vlan 1000 and there it is

vlan1000 is up, VLAN up on the physical port

I thought that you had to have the vlan assigned to a physical port

on the admin side - it is but it doesnt work !!!!

Well not in the Virtual instance

I had assumed that all you had to do was to assign the vlan to a physical

port and allocate it to the virtual instance and you should be able to get

there from outside as long as you have the relevant

Policies allowed - is that correct ?

I have another vlan 100 and that has come up ok...


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Jorge Bejarano Thu, 02/02/2012 - 09:20
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Hello Steve,

Did you allocate the vlans to the new context?

Did you configure a class-map type management in the new context?

Here you have a document with additional information:

Hope this helps


Cesar Roque Thu, 02/02/2012 - 17:31
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Hi Steve,

You just need to allocate the VLAN you want to use to the User Context.  You have to do this in the Admin Context

For example:

ACE-4710A/Admin(config)# context test

ACE-4710A/Admin(config-context)# allocate-interface vlan 1000

Cesar R


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