[Bulk] Re: [K12OSN] OT: parallel running cat5e to switches
corycartwright at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 23 00:54:04 UTC 2009
I apologize if you have already gotten or know the answer. You are
talking about an ether channel and I don't believe an unmanaged switch
would support that. What it would probably support is a (STP) spanning
tree protocol. With STP one link would would be placed in a blocking
state while the other in a forwarding state, this provides redundancy
but not increased bandwidth.
On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 13:51 -0600, Barry R Cisna wrote:
> Hello List,
> I forgot to mention in my initial post,that these switches are unmanaged
> switches. AKA plug'n play. 26port 24-10/100 + two GIGE uplink. I am
> guessing I am SOL seeing how these can not be 'multilinked'?
> Maybe time for some new managed switches,ay.
> Thanks for the suggestions everyone.
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