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4 gig GBIC into a 2 gig port?

 
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Alex Georgiev
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4 gig GBIC into a 2 gig port?

If I plug a 4 gig GBIC into a 2 gig StorageWorks 2/16 SAN switch (aka Brocade 3850) will it automatically "dial down" to 2 Gbps? In other words, will the 4 Gbps GBIC work in a 2 Gbps port?

P.S. The 4 Gbps I'm talking about is this:
http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/default.aspx?EDC=952915
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Sameer_Nirmal
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Re: 4 gig GBIC into a 2 gig port?

Yes, it will work with 2Gb speed max.
Alex Georgiev
Regular Advisor

Re: 4 gig GBIC into a 2 gig port?

Thanks! I'm about to try it out in about 8 hrs or so.