Gigastack Tracking

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Jun 12th, 2008
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Hi all,


We have a group of 8 3500XL switches connected to each other via gigastack modules. When I input "show cdp nei" on one of the switch, it shows that all gigastack switches connect to the same port.


What do I need to do to distinguish what is connecting to what directly without physical inspection?


Please help! Thanks.

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glen.grant Thu, 06/12/2008 - 09:28
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Not sure their is a way and one of the reasons I don't like stacking along with the difficulties finding mac addresses in a large stack.

MUHAMMAD SHAHEEN Thu, 06/12/2008 - 12:11
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Hi,


Show cdp nei details should show you details, 1Gig FD port will split into 2 links ( 1G half Duplex to 1 switch and further 1G half to the next). But I suggest you install Cisco Network Assistant, this will help you to set/see trunks using a GUI interface.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps5931/index.html



HTH

Shaheen


kevin.hu Thu, 06/12/2008 - 19:15
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It does not work. Sh cdp nei det is still showing one Gigastack port connecting to all 8 switches.

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