Good question. I can tell you that yesterday I was adding a switch to an existing stack via fiber and on the master switch I accidentally plugged into slot 3 or 4. On the new switch I did the same and connected to port 3 or 4 and noticed that it came up as a trunk link and did not join the stack. In my case I wanted it to join the stack and discovered that 1G Fiber stack is only supported in slots 1 and 2. I have not idea if the trunk was 5G, but I think not because my fiber would only be 1G. I think the 5G link uses copper SFP, no?
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Quick question while we're on the topic, Aleksandra? Can the copper stacking cable be used as a short-range 1Gb cable between non-stacked switches at this point or is it completely useless when the switches are configured in standalone mode? The last time I tried to use one this way, it didn't work at all, but I'm wondering if that may have changed since then.
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