1 GB internet connection ZX termination

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Apr 10th, 2010
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Dear all,

I have received the internet connection from ISP. It is 1GB ZX connection. Can i terminate this using a 3845 or 3945 router? I will be doing a default route to the ISP, i'm not planning to use any complex routing.

Will rate all the replys.Kindly assist.



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paolo bevilacqua Sat, 04/10/2010 - 05:14
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Yes, you can.

surajgovindan1 Sat, 04/10/2010 - 05:17
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thanks for the reply, can you please give your suggestions. What will be the max throughput 3845 and 3945's can handle.

Which module i need to insert to terminate ZX fiber.

Leo Laohoo Sat, 04/10/2010 - 15:54
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The 3800 (Gi 0/2) has a dual-personality port:  RJ-45 or SFP.   If your ISP has ZX then your SFP should be "GLC-ZX-SM".

3845 can do 256 Mbps (un-encrypted) traffic and 502.78 Mbps for the 3945.


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