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#409152 - 12/30/14 12:40 PM Ethernet switch
Serenity_then Offline
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Does anyone know how many LAN cables are required for the I/O on an ethernet switch? If I run 2 cat5e to my AV rack from my router that should be enough for 2 switches, or one?

Probably a 4 port unmanaged switch at some point.

Thanks!
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#409156 - 12/30/14 01:20 PM Re: Ethernet switch [Re: Serenity_then]
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That will be enough for 2 switches. In general, you shouldn't run more than one ethernet cable between switches--unless they're managed and you know how to configure them properly.
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#409158 - 12/30/14 03:16 PM Re: Ethernet switch [Re: Serenity_then]
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Thanks Ken.

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