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Is it important to use cross-over cables on EXOS switches?

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TitleIs it important to use cross-over cables on EXOS switches?
Question
Is it important to use cross-over cables on EXOS switches?
Environment
  • EXOS
  • Auto-polarity
Answer
No. EXOS switches use auto-polarity by default which will automatically detect the other end link and correct the polarity of the cable to bring the link up.
Additional notes
To check if auto polarity is enabled use the command below:
show port <port> information detail

Follow the discussion on The Hub:
https://community.extremenetworks.com/extremeswitching-exos-223284/switch-to-switch-is-it-important-to-use-cross-over-cables-6922234

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