You nailed it, Milan. As it turns out, the former admin had put the IP address of a server in (not multihomed) as the gateway on the switches I could not get to. I have found that on other switches on a different subnet as well. Any ideas why one would set up a switch that way?
The only reason I can imagine is that he was not able to ping the server and (maybe not understanding completely that "IP deafult gateway" is not used for user traffic) configured IP default gateway equal the target server address to be 100% sure the switch would send IP data to the server.
Or it might have been the address of his management station and he tried to reach it from the switch. Who knows?
We have 3 identical switches configured by someone else and would like to claim some of the Gigabit ports(G1/G2/G3/G4) for use on servers. When we try to change the wiring and configuration, we run in to connectivity issues. Attached is a des...
This is actually a pretty cool feature, i didn't even know it existed until I was looking for a solution to advertise a subnet (prefix in BGP talk), only if a certain condition existed. This is exactly what conditional advertisements does
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