How to configure an iStack Ring topology?

Latest reply: Feb 12, 2015 02:33:47 3335 4 0 0

Hello,

I have 4 CE6810 that I want to configure in an iStack. I have followed the doc but I'm not clear on how to configure the stack ports.

The reason its a bit odd is that I have 2 switches in one building and 2 switches in another buiding. The two (in each location) that are located together will be connected by two DAC cables, and then those two locations are connected by 2 10Gig. (see the attached image)

How should I best configure that?

e.g. Should I make the fibre links in a different stack interface  

Thanks, Simon

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Created Feb 10, 2015 10:05:58 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

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Created Feb 10, 2015 10:21:48 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

HI,

The 4 switches are in two buildings, you need to use fiber to connect them. it‘s better to use the same link bandwidth in stack connection.DAC or fiber are the same.

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Created Feb 10, 2015 19:25:30 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

Thanks for that.

At this stage I don't have enough fibre cores for 4 connections between the buidings (unless I change to bidi sfps).

Will it be a big problem if I only have a single fibre between the two switches? If I do that am I better to change to a "chain topology"?

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Created Feb 12, 2015 02:33:47 Helpful(0) Helpful(0)

ring topology is better ,if the quantity of the switch is more than 2.

there are only 2 connections between the two buidings , it is ok ,the bandwidth is only 10GE.

I think its better to establish 2 stack system ,in different building, only my suggestion.

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