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 Question by Punit Sewak posted 28 Feb 2005
 cross cabling
how to make a cross cable to connect from a switch to switch
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 Answer by Dmitri Abaimov posted 28 Feb 2005
Dear Punit,

Most switches these days do not require any special cable. They can either simply autosense the presence of a straight-through or a cross-over cable or give you ability to push a button that converts your straight cable into a cross over one (and vise versa). However, if your switches do not let you do that, use this page to make your own (or to buy a factory-made one for that matter): http://www.cabling-design.com/references/pinouts/10-100base_t_crossover.shtml

Sincerely,
Dmitri Abaimov, RCDD

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