Management interface routing

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Management interface routing

L3 Networker

I'm working on isolating the management interface onto its own network. The firewall will be the router for this traffic and the network switch it connects to will be L2 only. If my management IP is and the gateway is where do I configure the gateway address on the firewall? Is this created as part of the management interface routing table automatically? Or do I need to create it somewhere else?


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


The way I prefer to create this is to use a trunk from the switch to the firewall (layer2) and then use a vlan interface as the layer3 gateway. The trunk allows for future flexibility (e.g. allowing additional vlans over the same wire). You will also need to add a static route in the virtual router so the PAN knows where to send the traffic, i.e. destination interface vlan (MGMT), next hop = none.


Hope that helps.


Can I use a sub-interface for service routes as well?

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