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in a network,how do you make devices from different vlans to communicate?

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hey nomthandazomqamu, The

hey 

 

The purpose of VLANs is to separate broadcast domains. The only way to allow enable communication between hosts on different broadcast domains is some sort of L3 routing. The simplest way to allow for communication between VLANs is the router on a stick method:

Below is a link that shows the configuration and explains the router on a stick method:

 

http://www.orbit-computer-solutions.com/How-to-Configure-Router-on-a-Stick-InterVLAN-Routing.php

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Use Router on a Stick method

Use Router on a Stick method ,,,,,Create sub-interface at router interface conneted to switch

 

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Hi,  That will depend on your

Hi,

 

 That will depend on your set up, if you have a layer 3 switch then you can configure virtual interfaces to route traffic between the different vlans, or if you have a router which will be doing the routing between vlans then the router on a stick option could work.

 

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Cisco Employee

hey nomthandazomqamu, The

hey 

 

The purpose of VLANs is to separate broadcast domains. The only way to allow enable communication between hosts on different broadcast domains is some sort of L3 routing. The simplest way to allow for communication between VLANs is the router on a stick method:

Below is a link that shows the configuration and explains the router on a stick method:

 

http://www.orbit-computer-solutions.com/How-to-Configure-Router-on-a-Stick-InterVLAN-Routing.php

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