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Change IP on switch

I have changed the IP on my switch and it is reflecting properly in the startup file. It is a 3548 catalyst switch. For some reason I cannot Ping or Telnet.

The default gateway and subnet is correct as well as the vlan #. The settings for telnet are correct. Ip was able to Telnet before I changed it to the new IP address. The switch is functioning properly with the workstations connected.

Thank you


Re: Change IP on switch

Please check the status of your interface vlan1, or what you are using. These interfaces are administratively down by default.

conf t

int vlan 1

no shut



and you're back in business.

New Member

Re: Change IP on switch

Thank you for your reply. This was not the situation. It is very strange that I can not get this to work.

New Member

Re: Change IP on switch

How did you change the address? Just the host ip or did you change the subnet/mask also? Did you change the VLAN for management?


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Re: Change IP on switch

Even though I had my Vlan1 management shutdown I still had to do the no shut on Vlan 3. It worked. Thank you very much for your help.