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1Gb to 10Gb VC Flex-10 Upgrade

 
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George Peguero
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1Gb to 10Gb VC Flex-10 Upgrade

Hello All,

We currently have out VC modules connected via 1Gb SFP RJ-45 Modules to our switches. We will be upgrading to 10Gb capable switches and we were wondering if all we had to do was replace the 1Gb SFP RJ-45 modules with the new 10Gb TwinAx cables or if we needed to do more (i.e. backup VC config, etc.)?

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HEM_2
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Re: 1Gb to 10Gb VC Flex-10 Upgrade

All you have to do is replace the SFP's with 10Gb SFPs or Direct Attach Cables (DACs).  After replacement, VC will recognize the new SFP/DAC and form link with the upstream 10Gb switch.  No config necessary on VC.

George Peguero
Occasional Contributor

Re: 1Gb to 10Gb VC Flex-10 Upgrade

Great. Thank you!