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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    Sorry for the confusion. I hadn't noticed that RJ45 <-> RJ45 cable was part of that list. Here's an example of the cable you'll need (that's the one I have): AmazonSmile: OIKWAN Console Cable,USB Console Cable, USB to RJ45 Console Cable with FTDI chip Compatible with Cisco...
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    That's right. You'll be plugging the cable onto the RJ45 port on the right (closest to the 40Gbps ports, the one with the ones-and-zeroes label under it). Those console cables are going USB <-> RJ45. The USB portion has a USB-to-serial chip embedded in them with the correct wiring going to the...
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    Also, while waiting for your 6610s, go grab a console cable, if you don't already have one. You'll need it. Take your pick: Amazon.com : console cable rj45
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    We bought it from the same place . Just follow the guide (link in the OP). You'll need a console cable. No need for JTAG or anything else.
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    Thank you, @fohdeesha for the info and @klui and @NablaSquaredG for asking some of the questions I had in my head :). Certainly not doubting any of your information, @fohdeesha, but there's enough I don't know I feel I need to ask more questions. If you couldn't tell, I'm a fiber newbie. Oh, and...
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    Alright, got my 6610s recently and set them up, licensed them, etc (thanks @fohdeesha!). I would like to stack them if possible (bear with me) but I also want to connect a server and a workstation to one of them, both at 40gbps. Not finding a solution based on what I've seen so far. My...
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    Question for the 6610 owners out there: The material here says the 6610 is 16" deep, no matter the number of ports. 1. Does that depth figure include the fan and power supply handles in the back, or is it just for the chassis itself (not including the handles)? 2. I noticed in one of the...
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    Brocade ICX Series (cheap & powerful 10gbE/40gbE switching)

    Hello all, I'm another new member who joined in just because of this thread. Thank you for putting this together! Still going through all the info (there's a *lot* of stuff in here!) but I'm already seeing a 6610 and a 7150-48ZP in my future. It looks to me that folks are already providing...