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Can't ping wireless client

I wonder when i try to ping wireless client from my pc and from layer2 switch, it's not work, but when i use layer3 switch ping to client, it's work.

This is my network

my pc--layer3sw --layer2sw --AP --client

I can see mac-address of client on layer3sw and layer2sw, i think routing is not issue. Plz help me to fix this problem

thanks

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Re: Can't ping wireless client

Use the Traceroute Command for the troubleshooting The traceroute command is used to discover the routes that packets actually take when traveling to their destination. The device (for example, a router or a PC) sends out a sequence of User Datagram Protocol (UDP) datagrams to an invalid port address at the remote host.

Three datagrams are sent, each with a Time-To-Live (TTL) field value set to one. The TTL value of 1 causes the datagram to "timeout" as soon as it hits the first router in the path; this router then responds with an ICMP Time Exceeded Message (TEM) indicating that the datagram has expired.

Another three UDP messages are now sent, each with the TTL value set to 2, which causes the second router to return ICMP TEMs. This process continues until the packets actually reach the other destination. Since these datagrams are trying to access an invalid port at the destination host, ICMP Port Unreachable Messages are returned, indicating an unreachable port; this event signals the Traceroute program that it is finished.

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Re: Can't ping wireless client

What is the gateway for your wireless client?

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Re: Can't ping wireless client

Make sure the vlan is being forwarded to all the switches.

-Scott
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