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Connecting different VLANs with non-trunk link

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Nov 15th, 2002
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Suppose we have Cat-A with on port designated to VLAN1 and Can-B with one port desigated to VLAN 2. Then we interconnect these ports with non-trunk link. The question is: can Station-A sitting in VLAN1 on Cat-A communicate with Station-B sitting in VLAN2 on Cat-B?

Correct Answer by lgijssel about 14 years 9 months ago

Yes you can. You will need a cross-over cable to do this. Without a trunk link VLANs have only local significance. Stating the obivious you have make sure that your network (IP, IPX, ..)adressing schemes match.

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lgijssel Fri, 11/15/2002 - 14:54
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Yes you can. You will need a cross-over cable to do this. Without a trunk link VLANs have only local significance. Stating the obivious you have make sure that your network (IP, IPX, ..)adressing schemes match.

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