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Superstack 3 4500 as Router?

 
bytesleuth
Occasional Advisor

Superstack 3 4500 as Router?

Hello Forums,



first, i want to introduce myself. I am very new to Switches and Routers especially with 3com products.I've never worked with this devices before, so lets give it a try.



i would like to set up an router for an testlab without buying a new device. So my question is, is it possible to use a 3Com Superstack 4500 Switch as router for at least 8 Networks?



If yes, could someone point me to a guide for doing this?



 



regards



bytes



2 REPLIES
acampbell
Occasional Contributor

Re: Superstack 3 4500 as Router?

I have a 4500G with several networks.  Create a VLAN for each subnet, then assign ports to each VLAN.



pugedo
Occasional Visitor

Re: Superstack 3 4500 as Router?

4500 support up to 4 IP interfaces, you should check datasheet first http://www.3com.com/other/pdfs/products/en_US/400952.pdf



To get 8 subnets you can  try sub-ip interfaces.



 



Fast cookbook



 



vlan 1



vlan 2



int vlan 1



ip add x.x.x.x mask



int vlan 2



ip add y.y.y.y mask



 



now you need only to assign ports to vlan 2, since vlan 1 is default