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What is the difference between SFP-GE-T and GLC-T?

What is the difference between SFP-GE-T and GLC-T?

I have some information from this link, but I need to know if I could one for the other.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/interfaces_modules/transceiver_modules/compatibility/matrix/OL_6981.html

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Re: What is the difference between SFP-GE-T and GLC-T?

Hi,

They are operationally identical and can be interchanged with no problems - the only difference is that the SFP-GE-T conforms to NEBS Level 3 and the GLC-T doesn't. (Well, I think the SFP-GE-T costs a bit more too..)

HTH - plz rate useful posts (not just mine!)

Andrew.

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Re: What is the difference between SFP-GE-T and GLC-T?

Thanks for the immediate reply. What is NEBS Level 3 and DOM. Anyway don't worry I will GOOGLE it.

Re: What is the difference between SFP-GE-T and GLC-T?

Hi,

It's easy to find the "what" of NEBS, but slightly harder to find the "why" of NEBS, which is nicely explained here:

http://www.ce-mag.com/archive/03/03/nebs.html

HTH

Andrew.

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I'll also add that the SFP-GE

I'll also add that the SFP-GE-T is a little bit more expensive...maybe $40 more (retail) but it works in switches or routers like the ASR while the GLC-T is for switches only. I learned the hard way.

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What happens when you put a

What happens when you put a GLC-T into a router?

Does it give you some sort of error message?

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for me , GLC_T didnt work in

for me , GLC_T didnt work in ASR 1002x, but did work on ASR1001x.

dont know why, so i buy SFP_GE_T for Routers.

New Member

Ahmed, I have asro1002-x but

Ahmed, I have asro1002-x but SFP_GE_T is not wokring... can you give mt the exact nmodel numbers?

Cisco Employee

Make sure you check the

Make sure you check the compatibility matrix here. It also depends on the software you are running on the platform.

GE Transceiver compatibility Martix

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/interfaces_modules/transceiver_modules/compatibility/matrix/GE_Tx_Matrix.html

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