linking two switches together.

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Jun 25th, 2007
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hi Guys ,


quick question in relation to joining two switches together,


can I link a 2950 switch with a 1000 BASE-SX with a 3560G with 4 SPF ports with fibre and what pitfalls should i look out for .


Thanks in advance


Kevin

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royalblues Mon, 06/25/2007 - 03:06
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yes you can do that.


you would require 1000 BASE-SX module which requires SC connectors on the 2950.

While on the other hand the 3560G would require SFP i.e GLC-SX-MM= module and the LC connector


I do not see of any pitfalls in this scenario and we have used it successfully in our networks.


HTH, rate if it does

Narayan


kcornally Mon, 06/25/2007 - 03:09
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when you say LC and SC what do you mean ,


I have the 1000 base-Sx in the 2950 , I ll check the 3560G.


Thanks

farkascsgy Mon, 06/25/2007 - 03:12
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Hello,


So you would like to connect GBIC to SFP, you need Multimode Duplex Fiber Optical cable with SC-LC connectors. If SFP to SFP you need the same cably type with LC-LC connectors.


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps341/prod_module_installation_guide09186a00801cc731.html


http://cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/modules/ps5455/products_data_sheet09186a008014cb5e.html



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FCS


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