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What type of fiber type cross or straight to connect server into x670v-48x port? (Using LC-LC MM 10Gb)


I am trying to connect a new server using 10Gb through fiber to my extreme switch x670v-48t. We are using 10G MM SFP SR. The question to connect the port in the switch with the server no patch panel in the middle do I require a straight cable or patch cable (cross)?

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Userlevel 3
If you are trying to connect switch to server without any patch panel then we just need fiber cable. There is no straight or cross with fiber cable.
Userlevel 7
Hi Arturo,

you need to "cross" the cable, that is connect the transmitter of each SFP+ to the receiver of the other.

Ram is correct that there is no special "cross" fiber cable, you usually need to cross it yourself.

Erik

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