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V-Wire Mode with trunk

L3 Networker

Hey Guys,

i am about to deploy PaloAlto 5020 in a v-wire mode with trunk on them, does any one has any known issues that i may encounter

here is the topology

Current: switch ====(trunk)===== cisco firewall

new: switch======(trunk)=====PaloAlto (vwire)=====(trunk)====Cisco firewall.

Any help would be appreciated.

Regards,

~Harry

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L7 Applicator

L7 Applicator

I setup v-wire with q tag trunk ports on the 5000 series for a data center deployment.

this can be as simple as outlined in this document.  Where there is only two zones and all tags are just permitted through the v-wire.

Trunked Traffic in a V-Wire

If you want more control, you can create a subinterface for each q tag on the v-wire.  These can then be placed onto their own v-wire pipe and assigned zones separately from the other q tags on the trunk port.  This also prevents the automatic passing of additional tagged frames on the trunk without the explicit configuration of the sub-interface and v-wire pair.

  • Create the v-wire for the tag
  • Create the sub-interface on both physical interfaces and assign the tag and the v-wire
  • Assign each side of the v-wire to the desired zones
  • Rules will then apply by zone assignment of the particular v-wire pairs
Steve Puluka BSEET - IP Architect - DQE Communications (Metro Ethernet/ISP)
ACE PanOS 6; ACE PanOS 7; ASE 3.0; PSE 7.0 Foundations & Associate in Platform; Cyber Security; Data Center
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