catalyst 3560 Gig port

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Feb 22nd, 2010

hi

i have a catalyst 3560 48 port switch with (4) sfp ports ,am trying to connect the Gig port of this switch with another cisco swtch 2960 over a distance of 1000m (two seprate buildings using SM fiber cable) ,first i make a loopback on the same port locally ,but it was not succesful ,what seems to be the problem? ,if you can advise about the module type compatible with my switch ?

appreciate any suggestions

thanks in advance for your help

Correct Answer by Ganesh Hariharan about 6 years 12 months ago

hi

i have a catalyst 3560 48 port switch with (4) sfp ports ,am trying to connect the Gig port of this switch with another cisco swtch 2960 over a distance of 1000m (two seprate buildings using SM fiber cable) ,first i make a loopback on the same port locally ,but it was not succesful ,what seems to be the problem? ,if you can advise about the module type compatible with my switch ?

appreciate any suggestions

thanks in advance for your help

Hi,

For connecting over a distance of 1000m between the switches 3560 and 2960 switches check for the transreciever GLC-LH-SM which can support

1000BASE-LX/LH SFP transceiver module for MMF and SMF, 1300-nm wavelength.

Check out the below link on the same Hope that help !!

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/routers/7200/install_and_upgrade/gbic_sfp_modules_install/5067g.html

Ganesh.H

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Jon Marshall Mon, 02/22/2010 - 03:26

jamelataher wrote:

hi

i have a catalyst 3560 48 port switch with (4) sfp ports ,am trying to connect the Gig port of this switch with another cisco swtch 2960 over a distance of 1000m (two seprate buildings using SM fiber cable) ,first i make a loopback on the same port locally ,but it was not succesful ,what seems to be the problem? ,if you can advise about the module type compatible with my switch ?

appreciate any suggestions

thanks in advance for your help

Jamila

See this doc which lists all the gigabit transceivers that can be used with the 3560 -

Gigabit ethernet transceivers

Jon

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Ganesh Hariharan Mon, 02/22/2010 - 03:53

hi

i have a catalyst 3560 48 port switch with (4) sfp ports ,am trying to connect the Gig port of this switch with another cisco swtch 2960 over a distance of 1000m (two seprate buildings using SM fiber cable) ,first i make a loopback on the same port locally ,but it was not succesful ,what seems to be the problem? ,if you can advise about the module type compatible with my switch ?

appreciate any suggestions

thanks in advance for your help

Hi,

For connecting over a distance of 1000m between the switches 3560 and 2960 switches check for the transreciever GLC-LH-SM which can support

1000BASE-LX/LH SFP transceiver module for MMF and SMF, 1300-nm wavelength.

Check out the below link on the same Hope that help !!

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/routers/7200/install_and_upgrade/gbic_sfp_modules_install/5067g.html

Ganesh.H

jamelataher Wed, 02/24/2010 - 01:30

dear  jon   & Ganesh.H

thanks a lot for assisting me ,i dont have the type that is compatible with my switch ,i have orderd it and will try again when i receive it ,

hope you all the best

jamela

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