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compatibility with 3com

 
anabp
Occasional Contributor

compatibility with 3com

hello,



i have a 3com 4200G connected by fiber with a Dell 5324, do you know if there any kind of incompatibility between the two switches???



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Fred_Mancen_1
Super Advisor

Re: compatibility with 3com

As far as I know there is no problem when using these switches. Even when in aggregated mode, the Dell switches use the same protocols as 3Com does. You need to check the settings in the ports connected of each switch. The Dell Power Edge uses the same commands as Cisco, so if you are trying to setup a trunk between the switches, use the following commands:



In 3Com:



port link-type trunk



port trunk permit vlan all



port trunk pvid vlan <vlan_id>



In Cisco:



switchport mode trunk



switchport trunk allowed vlan all



switchport trunk native vlan <vlan_id>



HTH