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Cisco Catalyst Express 500 network problem

I would appreciate if someone could give me a help regarding Cisco switches.

I have one Cisco Catalyst Express 500 switch with this configuration:

- 9 IP phones + desktops on Cisco-Voice VLAN (smart port setting "IP Phone + Desktop)

- 10 Desktops connected to Vlan-1 VLAN (smart port setting "Desktop")

- 2 Server (Linux) connected to Vlan-1 VLAN (smart port setting "Server - Standard")

- Cisco 871 Router on Vlan-1 VLAN (smart port setting "Router)

The problem I have is that switch regularly stops responding to web interface (or get very slow). Also clients loose connection to server (its role is also a DHCP server and cannot get IP address upon reconnection).

Also switch shows error on port of server that "Access denied to one or more connecting devices on this port" and "Maximum allowed devices on this port are already connected..."

How can i resolve this issue ?

Would appreciate any help or advice.

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Re: Cisco Catalyst Express 500 network problem

When you configure a CE500 switch, it will setup some security settings depending on the Smartport role that you selected for a port.Make sure Connection Duplex is full which might sometimes cause the error.