Network problem



  • I will try and explain the issue I'm having and hopefully someone will be able to tell me if I have some thing wrong in my config. What i'm trying to do in the most simplest of terms is route the native cisco vlan 1. I have included a diagram showing the basics of the current setup. I have a pfSense box setup with vlans and trunking talking to a cisco WS-C2960S-24TS-L switch. I can route and use all the vlans except vlan1. The final goal is to use the Meraki AP to assign Vlans according to the SSID that is used. I know how to make this work but it requires the Meraki AP to communicate toe the Meraki cloud controller via the management Vlan. Since I can not change the default management  on the Meraki ap from vlan1 i need to make it route to the internet.

    That is the overall idea, here is the configuration so far. On pfSense WAN => em0 = comcast modem, LAN => bce0 = goes to a network for testing access not part of vlans, bce1 => cisco switch as trunk port, OPT1 => VLAN1, OPT2 => VLAN2, OPT3 => VLAN3, and so on.



  • I suspect that VLAN1 is not actually being trunked to pfSense. The packets for VLAN1 are probably just "raw" untagged ethernet packets on the port.
    Try making OPT1 be just the real FreeBSD device bce0 - then it should see the ordinary untagged ethernet packets on bce0, while OPT2, OPT3 etc are seeing the various other VLAN2 VLAN3… tagged packets.



  • @dellpe:

    I will try and explain the issue I'm having and hopefully someone will be able to tell me if I have some thing wrong in my config. What i'm trying to do in the most simplest of terms is route the native cisco vlan 1. I have included a diagram showing the basics of the current setup. I have a pfSense box setup with vlans and trunking talking to a cisco WS-C2960S-24TS-L switch. I can route and use all the vlans except vlan1. The final goal is to use the Meraki AP to assign Vlans according to the SSID that is used. I know how to make this work but it requires the Meraki AP to communicate toe the Meraki cloud controller via the management Vlan. Since I can not change the default management  on the Meraki ap from vlan1 i need to make it route to the internet.

    That is the overall idea, here is the configuration so far. On pfSense WAN => em0 = comcast modem, LAN => bce0 = goes to a network for testing access not part of vlans, bce1 => cisco switch as trunk port, OPT1 => VLAN1, OPT2 => VLAN2, OPT3 => VLAN3, and so on.

    I solved this.Just one litter error in the configuration


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