Switch Port - Auto or Full

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Feb 20th, 2007

Hey Everyone,

We have several 2950 switches with 10/100 desktop computers. What is the best setting for the switch port to be configured as - full, auto ...



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glen.grant Tue, 02/20/2007 - 18:05

for the most part everything at auto works pretty well these days unless you have some old computer with a old nic then it could have problems . Hardcoding just makes a lot of extra work with a network of any size at all , besides nowadays with newer switches and nics you don't know if they are 100 or 1 gig .

jain.nitin Tue, 02/20/2007 - 22:35

Hi, First make sure all ur desktops can negotiate speed & duplex. If they do, configure speed & duplex AUTO on switches, if they dont support auto negotiation then configure speed as 100 & duplex as full.

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