Questions tagged [stackwise]

For questions about Cisco Stackwise, where it is a technology that unites Cisco switches into a single logical unit, using special stack interconnect cables and stacking software. The stack behaves as a single switching unit that is managed by a master switch elected from one of the member switches. The master switch automatically creates and updates all the switching and optional routing tables.

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Cisco 2960x: Adding a new cable to complete the “ring” with switches powered on - is it safe?

Let's say I've got a 2960x stack like the one shown below - as you can see one cable is missing as it was too short, so I ordered a longer one and am awaiting delivery. One thing I wonder about though ...
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Switch Stacking and Redundancy

If switches are stacked together using StackWise, what happens if one of the switches goes down? Is switch stacking bad for redundancy?
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How many stack cables would be needed if we want to stack two 3850 switches

How many stack cables would be needed if we want to stack two 3850 switches : We have one 3850 switch and planning to add one more. So my guess is only one Power & One data stack cable would be ...
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Renumbering Cisco 3750X Stack

I am thinking about renumbering my Cisco 3750X stack. Currently as it sits, the stack from top to bottom is Switch 5 Switch 1 Switch 2 Switch 3 Switch 4 I am wanting the stack to be renumbered to ...
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Scheduled reload Cisco 3750X Slot

I received a new Stackwise cable to make my switch stack of 5 Cisco 3750x's now fully redundant. Upon connecting the new Stackwise cable, I found that the switch did not recognize the new cable. I ...