Networker

Re: [Networker] Any Solaris 9 gurus?

2007-05-16 14:22:31
Subject: Re: [Networker] Any Solaris 9 gurus?
From: Stan Horwitz <stan AT TEMPLE DOT EDU>
To: NETWORKER AT LISTSERV.TEMPLE DOT EDU
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 14:18:13 -0400
On May 16, 2007, at 2:08 PM, Darren Dunham wrote:

My network manager changed this server's connection from a regular
connection to a tagged VLAN connection. It started off with a ce3
interface in "ifconfig -a" but I had to drop that and I am trying to
replace it with

/sbin/ifconfig ce1600000 plumb ipaddress netmask 255.255.252.0
broadcast brdaddress up
What calculation did you do that led you to the 1600000 number?

The formula I'm aware of is VLAN ID * 1000 + device instance. You don't mention what VLAN you're trying to connect to, but since the PPA number
doesn't end in '3', it's not going to be using 'ce3'.
I was told to add three zeroes onto the VLAN's ID which is 1600, so
by that method, I get ce1600000
What's the device instance?

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