Since 1996 experiences with PCs, servers and networking; since 2003 experiences with WLAN; since 2004 experiences with server virtualization; since 2009 experiences with Desktop and Storage Virtualization; since 2010 experiences with EMC storages.
Experiences through own companies and employment.
Probably not the solution you're hoping for - I requested and got a hardware replacement via WebChat support. Not that responsive and only after some additional testing (usage of proper power supply instead of PoE etc.) but finally I was allowed to send back the defective device and received a replacement one. So good luck & regards! Claus
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Hi, I'm having two C220M3 here running vSphere 5.5U1 (ESXi lus vCenter 5.5U1). I'm only using the two onboard NICs (CIMC NIC is used only for management, nothing else). So far my plan was to use the first onboard NIC for - VM Network (Host Management, no VLAN) - INTRANET (VM LAN, no VLAN) - DMZ (VM LAN, VLAN 12 is set in VMware) - DMZ2 (VM LAN, VLAN 22 is set in VMware) The second onboard NIC is used for iSCSI traffic only (to a Netapp 2040 and other storages). Here there is no tagging by VMware and the storages so I put the ports (where the hosts and storages are connected to) into Access Mode and placed them into VLAN 8 This works - but that's the easy part. The ASA is using VLAN 12 for DMZ and VLAN 22 for DMZ2 (switchport mode of the ASA ports is Access). Port 3 of the ASA is connected to the SG500x (stack with a SG500, layer 2 mode, 4 queues; necessary VLANs are defined) - but obviously I'm not man enough to configure VLANs on the ports right to get traffic from the VMware to the ASA and out of there. I was thinking that the first onboard port of the host (VM Network, INTRANET, DMZ, DMZ2) connected to the SG500x needs to be - in trunk mode having - VLAN 1 as untagged (covering VM Network and INTRANET) and - VLAN12 and VLAN 22 as tagged VLANs (1UP, 12T, 22T in the web UI, switchport trunk allowed vlan add 12,22 in IOS/CLI) while the port where the ASA is connected to the switch (here just DMZ2 -> VLAN22; DMZ with VLAN12 is an own switchport on the ASA) needs to be - in Access mode having - VLAN22 tagged (22UP; switchport mode access + switchport access vlan 22) I was unable to get connect to the ASA and over (FW rules are ok to get outside, interface on the ASA is up) I was also trying other settings for the port where the ASA is connected like trunk with 1UP and 22T (switchport trunk allowed vlan add 22) trunk with PVID22 (switchport trunk native vlan 22) without positive results. Any recommendations for me? Regards!
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Hi guys, got troubles with my WAP 321 which was PoE powered by a ESW-540-8P My UPS died and so both PoE switch and WAP lost power. Restoring power the switch came up again smoothly but the WAP was just slowly blinking the amber power led. Steps I already tried without positive results: - plugging off again from ethernet cable and replugging - pressing on/off button several times - using another PoE switch known to be good . pressing the reset button (even longer than 10 seconds) What I could see was that after giving power to the WAP the amber power led lights solid for about half a second, then the yellow network led flashes just one time and then the amber power starts slowly blinking forever. For me it looks like the WAP is unable to boot for whatever reason. Any other recommendations? Regards! Claus
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Hello there, Just trying out the UC320 I got borrowed from Cisco AT for testing with firmware 2.1.2 (1) localized for Austria. The device is connected to the cable modem of my ISP (Kabelsignal) utilizing two FXO ports, getting an IP address from my DHCP being connected to a WS-C2960G-24TD (LAN 1@UC320 connected to Gi0/18@C2960G port macro Cisco Switch enabled). Now I would like to try/see the following features: - a correct time and date: huh? hwo/where??? No option to set this right??? No NTP option??? Am I just blind or too stupid to find that option/s? - upload own messages for the AA: ok, there are german messages but someone might have a little bit personalized ones - maybe telling callers the company name before asking them to dial the extension if they know it. Making custom messages is not the problem - but how to upload and in which sound/data format? - caller ID: my ISP told me that he transfers the caller ID correctly to analoge end devices if caller ID is available and not suppressed. All I can see when a call comes in is which FXO Port is being used by that call. So callback entries on the SPA phone is senseless. Any advise? - CLI: You can telnet the device - but which credentials to use to successfully logon? The pre-assigned credentials form Cisco AT are not accepted for logon. BTW @cisco guys: I am also voting for support for the older SPAs (e.g. 942)
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