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Cisco SG200-26P No Fiber Connection

Good Day,

I recently obtained two SG200-26P switches for a small business that has offices in a two building campus. Fiber optic cable (62.5/125 micron multimode) connects these offices at a distance of about 125 feet. We are using GBIC Model MGBSX1 to connect both switches.

To date, I have not been successful in getting the switches to talk via the fiber connection. In the administrator's guide, it says that I should be able to go into the port configuration screen and change settings. For ports GE25 and GE26, the Port Type is listed as ComboC and I cannot change it to ComboF as outlines in the guide.

I am seeking guidance on this. Why can't I change the port type? Can it in fact be changed?

Thanks for your time and attention.

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Do you have anything plugged

Do you have anything plugged into the copper interfaces of GE25 and GE26? If so, the SFP interfaces may not become active.

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No, nothing is plugged into

No, nothing is plugged into the copper interfaces.  The web management tool does not show the connections as being fiber enabled however. I would have to make a screenshot to show you and I am currently not at the device to do so.

Thanks for the response.

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