FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
» Video Reviews

» Linux Archive

Linux-archive is a website aiming to archive linux email lists and to make them easily accessible for linux users/developers.


» Sponsor

» Partners

» Sponsor

Go Back   Linux Archive > Redhat > Red Hat Linux

 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
 
Old 07-18-2008, 07:23 AM
"sunhux G"
 
Default RHEL or VMWare ESX or HP Gbe2c switch problem?

I would like to just zoom into my specific problem here :

We have a HP Proliant 480C blade that comes with a HP Gbe2c Layer3
switch built in (ie you can't see the NIC of the blade server, only switch
ports).
It's VMWare ESX & we have just built one Windows client in it & now we
have just installed a second guest client (a noncluster RHEL Ver 5.2) :

a)we have succeeded in building a Windows guest client inside this VMWare
ESX earlier. The Windows client has an IP addr 10.51.x.y & it uses
the
very same switch & is able to get connected to other LANs. From this
Windows client, I'm able to ping to other external servers on other
subnets
& vice-versa. The Layer 3 switch could ping to the Windows client too

b)We just installed Redhat Linux 5.2 inside the same VMWare, it's able to
to boot up fine, just that it's unable to even reach the built-in Layer 3
switch:
From this Layer3 switch, I'm able to ping to the Windows guest client
10.51.x.y but from this built-in Layer3 switch, I'm unable to ping to
the
Linux client (with vswif0 interface addr 172.17.y.z up & running)

c) I then tried to configure an IP addr for eth2 (172.17.y.t) in this Linux
client, restart network (shown as Ok for both vswif0 & eth2 during
"/etc/init.d/network restart" but it did not help make (still
unreachable)

What's the problem here?

The switch has one default VLAN1 in it - must I specify "tagging" during
the Linux installation to this VLAN1 or I'll need to create another VLAN
in the HP built-in switch or ...... ?

Is there a firewall within Linux which could have prevented these
connectivity
& if so how do we disable it?

Any ideas/brainstorming suggestions appreciated



Thanks
U
--
redhat-list mailing list
unsubscribe mailto:redhat-list-request@redhat.com?subject=unsubscribe
https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/redhat-list
 

Thread Tools




All times are GMT. The time now is 05:55 AM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2007 - 2008, www.linux-archive.org