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Ethernet Switches & Routers

Occasional Contributor
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎02-29-2012

no route-only


I am trying to understand a config file in which I can ready the command "no route-only". The configuration corresponds to a MLX router. This router is right now connecting two different subnets. One of them is using a VLAN although the other one is not using any VLAN. Why should I need switching capabilties if both subnets are different? Is it not enough with the routing?

Super Contributor
Posts: 1,087
Registered: ‎12-13-2009

Re: no route-only

Hi Manuel,

     Sorry you have me a bit confussed.  If you are talking VLANs then you need to speak at layer 2 and not layer 3.  This would be y guess as to why the port is configured as a switch port.



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