[Mageia-sysadm] Switch and admin cards configuration

Olivier Thauvin nanardon at nanardon.zarb.org
Wed Aug 22 20:12:54 CEST 2012

* nicolas vigier (boklm at mars-attacks.org) wrote:
> Hello,
> The new switch that we will bring to Marseille next week allows to use
> VLANs.
> I think we could use two VLANs :
> - one for public IPs with half of the ports (replacing the switch we are
>   using now)
> - one for private IPs, to connect the servers admin cards. We can also
>   connect the 2nd network card of all servers to be able to access this
>   network from any of the servers.
> What do you think ?

I think to two things:
- don't use VLAN 1, it's the default one on cisco switch, not using it
  avoid mistakes
- maybe using vlan not used by our network provider in the case
  need to go through their equipments.

My 2 cents.


Olivier Thauvin
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