Cabling

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Jul 11th, 2007
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Hi All,


please tell me what type of cable is exactly required for connecting a Router's Ethernet port to a Switch's Ethernet port.....


I found on some discussions and forums on other sites that Cross Over cable is required....BUT


I am using a 2621 Router with a D-Link switch and I am connecting it with a Straight-through cable and it is working fine....


this straight cable can also connect a PC to Switch...


please guide.


Thanks in advance

Junaid

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Jon Marshall Wed, 07/11/2007 - 23:43
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Hi Junaid


Router to switch - straight-thru

PC to switch - straight-thru


Router to Router - crossover

switch to switch - crossover

PC to router - crossover


HTH


Jon

mahmoodmkl Thu, 07/12/2007 - 00:02
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Hi


As jon said u need to use a straight cable to connect switch and router,and same for switch to PC.


Thanks

Mahmood

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