I am trying to figure out how to get an echo response when I ping a device on a different VLAN.
Just to test things and get them to work, currently, I have two Dell Powerconnect 6024 switches on my desk. I will call them S1 and S2. S1 is connected to our internal LAN. S2 is connected to S1 via a trunk port on each switch and nothing else. I have some ports set up to be on VLAN 10 and some to be on VLAN 20. I have IP Addresses assigned to both VLANs on each switch as follows:
S1: VLAN 10, 192.168.0.40 VLAN 20, 192.168.1.1
S2: VLAN 10, 192.168.0.32 VLAN 20, 192.168.1.2
On S1, Port 24 is set up as a Trunk port with VLAN 10 & 20 both added to it. It is connected by a cable to Port 1 on S2, also configured as a trunk port with both VLAN 10 & VLAN 20 added to it.
Initially, I was trying to set up static routes using an white paper on Dell's web site,
However, I received a reply from a Dell tech/engineer indicating that this paper is misleading and that the Layer 3 switch (Powerconnect6024) would automatically route between directly connected networks.
I am trying to test this by simply pinging the ip addresses of VLAN 20 from a computer connected to a port that is on VLAN 10. All I can get is "Request timed out".
For example, my computer is connected to port 15 on S1 & has the IP address, 192.168.0.103. I can ping 192.168.0.40, the IP address of VLAN 10 on S1 with replies and I can ping 192.168.0.32, the IP address of VLAN 10 on S2 and get replies. I cannot, however, get replies when I ping 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.1.2, which is VLAN 20 on S1 & S2, respectively.
If anyone is familar with configuring VLANs using Layer 3 & Layer 2 switches, please help.