Pinging issue

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Aug 25th, 2013
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What is the major difference between these two commands:

ping vrf ABC

ping vrf ABC source vlan 6

I am able to ping a voice server from 6509 router with the second command but not with the first one.There is just one vlan(vl 6) is configured in this vrf.

and imp to note,im able to ping other boice server with the 1st command itself,i.e. without source vlan 6.

Please tell me the difference and possible reason for this to happen

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Syed Siraj Uddin Sun, 08/25/2013 - 05:07
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This is smply a routing issue.

ping vrf ABC <-- Using this command your source IP will be the IP of exit interface throught which the route for

host is learned (in your case

If you are learning the route for from interface e0/0 and the ip of interaface e0/0 is

ping vrf ABC = ping vrf ABC source

In your case you dont have proper routing between &


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