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220-switches stacking

  • 1.  220-switches stacking

    Posted 09-29-2017 07:14
    Hello, everybody,

    There are several questions about 220's stacking:

    1) Could I stack 24 and 48 ports models?

    2) Is the 10GB-C01-
    SFPP right cable model for 220 switches?

    3) Do I need 4 cables for four switches, right?

    4) Would it be the classical full-ring stack?

    5) What is the top speed possible for stacking like this? 20Gbps?

    6) Am I right that there are no dedicated stack ports on the back and I should use SFP+ ports?

    Many thanks in advance,

    Ilya

    P.S.Does it really have CISCO Cli instead of awesome EXOS?)))
    P.P.S And may I have some manual for these new switches?


  • 2.  RE: 220-switches stacking

    Posted 09-29-2017 11:37
    Ilya:

    1) Could I stack 24 and 48 ports models?
    Yes. One item to note is that stacking is done via the front-pane SFP+ ports, and the 12 & 24 port models only have 2 SFPs - hence when stacking these units you would not have any uplinks on the 12 or 24 port units - uplinks from the stack would need to come from a 48p unit.

    2) Is the 10GB-C01-
    SFPP right cable model for 220 switches?
    Yes - that is the 1M cable - you can also use the 10GB-C03-SFPP - which is a 3M cable is further distance is needed.

    3) Do I need 4 cables for four switches, right?
    Yes - you want to connect a stack in a ring topology - 1 to 2, 2 to 3, 3 to 4, and 4 back to 1

    4) Would it be the classical full-ring stack?
    Yes.

    5) What is the top speed possible for stacking like this? 20Gbps?
    correct.

    6) Am I right that there are no dedicated stack ports on the back and I should use SFP+ ports?
    Correct - as mentioned above, stacking is done via the SFP+ ports.

    The 200 series runs the FASTPATH network operating system and does have a different CLI to that of EXOS. It is one that should be familiar to those that have worked with Cisco products in the past.

    As to manuals - you can download the 200 Series manuals at - http://www.extremenetworks.com/support/documentation/

    Scroll down to the "Extreme Switching - Software" section and expand on "200 Series"



  • 3.  RE: 220-switches stacking

    Posted 08-23-2018 05:36
    Hi, all!

    Can we use 51-52 ports of 220-48t-10GE4 as data-ports, when 49-50 - as stack-ports?

    Thank you!


  • 4.  RE: 220-switches stacking

    Posted 09-29-2017 11:37
    Thanks a lot, Michael!