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 From:  "Kristian Shaw" <monowall at wealdclose dot co dot uk>
 To:  "Aaron with Morad" <aaronc at morad dot ab dot ca>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Question regarding 50+ vlans on one interface .. does it work ?
 Date:  Sun, 8 Jan 2006 23:50:24 -0000
Hello,

Private VLANs may perhaps be a Cisco way of describing a similar thing:

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/lan/cat6000/sw_5_4/config/vlans.htm#wp28122


ports) support Port Based VLANs so such a system doesn't need to be 
expensive.

Regards,

Kris.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Aaron with Morad" <aaronc at morad dot ab dot ca>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Sunday, January 08, 2006 8:32 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Question regarding 50+ vlans on one interface .. 
does it work ?


> >If you are looking to isolate machines from each other it might be worth
>>seeing if your switch supports private VLANs. The idea behind this is that
>>devices on each port on the switch can only see the default gateway (the
>>m0n0wall which sits on a promiscuous port that is seen by all the other
>>ports in the VLAN), whilst at the same sharing the same subnet.
>
> Good idea.  This would be a much easier way to do this.  I believe you are
> referring to port-based VLANs as opposed to 802.1q VLANs.  I have done 
> this
> in a test environment in my office with much success.  This would allow
> Jurgen to use one OPT on m0n0 and a single DHCP server.
>
>
> Aaron
>
>
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