Hope I am posting this in the right place. I am new to networking and I am working on a lab in packet tracer. In Area 1 from R1D I am able to ping all PCs and networks in Area 0 and Area 2. But in Area 1 from PC1 I can only ping the f0/1 interface (172.30.6.1) and f0/0 interface (172.30.5.2) of R1E. If I try to ping f0/0 interface (172.30.5.1) of R1D it fails. I thought maybe the switches needed a default gateway but In the lab instructions it states the following:
"You do not need to do any configurations on the switches. They will operate with the default configuration (i.e. just like a "dumb" switch)."
When using the sh ip ospf nei command on R1E I see that it has 172.30.5.1 of R1D as its neighbor. Issuing the same command on R1D I see 172.30.6.1 of R1E is a neigbor as well. I would just like if someone can tell me what my configuration is missing in Area 1. The setup seems fine so I am unsure of why the PC can't ping R1D f0/0 interface and vice versa. I have attached the packet tracer file and a copy of the network topology. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Password to all routers is "hello"
cannot do anything : password protected?
That's odd it never ask me for a password. Is there some setting I need to change to allow access?
i got arround but if do sh run
enable secret 5 $1$mERr$y/Ce7lzaUL0HOujQUgwuB/
that is your password
Oh I am so sorry! The password for all the routers is "hello" thanks! I completely forgot that there are passwords on the routers.
OK, problem is with R1D and R1E;
sh ip ospf neighbor shows two routers are stuck in 2WAY;
then under Fast Ethernet interfaces you have priority set to 0; not good;
but changing priority to 1 did not fix it; usually does!
so I removed switch that is between R1D and E and connected those 2 directly;
that fixed your issue;
sometimes PT does not work well;
it seems PT is really buggy in this case.
Try it on GNS3
Thank you all so very much! I will try that fix out!