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Cable from hub to switch


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Axelion

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Do you use straight through cable or crossover?
Is it straight through cable because they're two unlike devices?
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Consider that:

1. Most modern switches automatically detects the device and the connection type, and adjust accordingly.

2. If there is an UPLINK port on Hub or Switch, you use straight cable. Normal port to an UPLINK Port.

3. If there are no UPLINK ports available on either device (old models), then you use a cross-over cable.

Read the device manual carefully. :)

Edited by Salagubang, 16 December 2009 - 07:02 AM.

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hubs and switches are both connecting devices...not end point devices...so no matter the age, as long as you're going connecting device to connecting device it's straight-through... a crossover cable is for endpoint device to endpoint device (i.e. computer to computer or computer to older router that doesn't have switchports)
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