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Two C7000 chassis stacking pro's/cons

 
mdcp
Occasional Contributor

Two C7000 chassis stacking pro's/cons

Hi all,

We have two c7000 chassis with a pair of 10/10D modules and a pair 16gb 24port Fc modules in each chassis all fully populated with SFP's to used for VMware ESXi.

For the 10/10D modules is there any advantage of me using the VC domain stacking (apart from centralised management) and is there a limit on the number of stacking cables I can run (could I run 4 per module between the chassis' and the remaining 6 to uplink) or am I best running all the connections as uplinks to the core switches for throughput?

Any replies appreciated, thanks in advance!