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    Inaccessible Drives Behind NVMe Switch (AOC-SLG3-2E4)

    Hello - long time reader, first time poster. I've been looking for a way to add 2x NVMe drives to my Supermicro-based (X10SLL-F) system. This system does not support bifurcation, so after extensive research, I purchased a Supermicro AOC-SLG3-2E4. In addition, I purchased an external NVMe bay...
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    100g qsfp+ optics question (CWDM) - low prices

    I've worked with a good bit of fiber, but never CWDM nor 100g stuff yet (until now)- Assuming that the QSFP28 modules ARE compatible with both of my switches (i know thats not always the case, but lets just assume yes here). should connecting 2x of these optics together with a patch cable be a...
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    netgear m4500 Power / Noise levels (typical)

    I have searched everywhere and posted over at the netgear forms, i'm looking for the typical power draw of either of the 2x models from the Netgear M4500 series switches. So at this point I'm hoping someone who actually has one of these switches deployed can chime in with even a rough estimate...
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    VLAN specific IPs from DHCP in TP-Link TL-SG3428X-M2

    Hi, I posted this question on TP-LINK community forum, but get no response so for : VLAN specific IPs from DHCP in TL-SG3428X-M2 - Business Community Maybe someone on this forum have experience with TP-Link L2+ switches and can help with the answer. Regards, Sašo
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    IPMI networking - too many ports used?

    In my DC rack, I have 6x SMicro SYS-2029BT-HNR (4 node 2U servers) & a few other SM servers. These 6 servers alone will consume 48 ports of IPMI switching, which means I need at least 2 switches to take care of all my IPMI needs. What is everyone else doing? Is there a better way to "solve"...
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    EU [FS/FT] Cisco C3560CX-8XPD-S

    I have a switch for sale or trade. Cisco C3560CX-8XPD-S. As far as I remember it came with IP-Base. 600€
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    Budget Layer 2 Switch Recommendations

    Any cheap managed layer 2 switch recommendations? Quiet and small with low power consumption preferred. It doesn't need a lot of ports, nor do I really have any requirements other than listed above.
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    [FS][UK] HOMELAB SALE: 24U APC Rack Cabinet | Ubiquiti Unifi AP/switch | 40G DACs | ++

    Clearing out the old homelab. All items are in used condition. APC NetShelter SX AR3104 24U Rack Cabinet (DELL Branded) Includes some accessories. APC NetShelter SX, Server Rack Enclosure, 24U, Black, 1198.5H x 600W x 1070D mm - AR3104 | APC USA 1 Available | £250 £200 SOLD! Ubiquiti...
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    Good price for used PowerConnect 7024

    Hi! I recently stumbled across a post that was selling two PowerConnect 7024, 67 USD per, 105 USD total if you buy both. Now these are old and gigabit, I would probably keep one for my own lab and just play around with, since I've never owned any dell switches, and sell the other. But before I...
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    Hisource Hi-K0402WS absolutely tiny 2xSFP+ 4x2.5GBase-T unmanaged switch

    Does anyone have experience with this tiny cheap switch? There were a ton of port numbers and configurations available on AliExpress. The 2xSFP+ 4x2.5Base-T was $35.08 including tax and shipping from China to the US. I was having trouble getting my employer managed computer on its own SubLAN...
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    [SOLVED] 1Gb uplink from SX6036 does not re-enable after power cycle. Needs transceiver resocketing

    I use a 10Gtek 1 (1.25?) Gb RJ45 to SFP+ transceiver (from amazon) and a SFP+ to QSFP+ adapter (ebay listing title was HP MELLANOX 655902-001 655874-B21 QSFP/SFP ADAPTER) to connect my LAN switches (going through one unifi switch flex mini powered on USB-C to reach my router) to my SX6036. I...
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    ARISTA DCS-7050SX-64 R going for US$125.00 | EBay

    Another hot one for the SFP+ community ... I guess bids ~125USD will be accepted Source: Arista DCS-7050SX-64-R
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    Quanta LB6M Networking Issue, Access not working?

    Hello, I recently got the Quanta LB6M but it seems to have an issue as it will connect to the internet (IE get an IP address), but I can't seem to connect to that address at all. I have tried connecting through Putty using that IP but it didn't work, I have also tried just connecting through...
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    HPE R1N26A Composable Fabric FM 3180 25GbE Switch

    Anyone have experience with these? I'm eyeing a new in box one, but not sure if I need a subscription, licenses, or anything else to use it. I'm hoping to plug it in and it work out of the box. Any insight would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
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    Grandstream 5 and 8 Port 2.5gbit & 1 SFP+ Unmanaged Switches - Cheap

    Hi all I tried searching the forum for a post about these and nothing came up so thought I'd post about them - Maybe worth STH doing a review. I'm not sure about the availability of these in the USA but they're available here in NZ at a few places, I've just picked up an 8 port version. 5...
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    Top China Switch with 48x2.5G + 4x10G + 2x40G + redundant hotswap PSU

    Following 2 months ago video on the "$400 insane China Mega switch" that was published on youtube I contacted the vendor to buy the new big brother switch that offers 48x2.5GbE + 4xSFP+@10GbE + 2xSFP28@40GbE :cool:. This one uses a more powerful chip with 1280M switching bandwidth and...
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    delete this thread

    Please delete this thread.
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    Looking for recommendations for a PoE+ managed switch with a 10GbE uplink

    Hi there! I've been looking for a cheap PoE+ switch that fulfills the following criteria: at least 8 PoE+ ports (1GbE or 2.5GbE) 10GbE uplink port (preferably SFP+) managed (to configure VLANs) rack-mountable low idle power consumption not too loud (will be deployed in a residential building's...
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    Silent 10G Switch 16 - 24 Ports

    Hello everyone, I have currently 2 MikroTik CRS312-4C-8XG andI think they’re pretty loud. So I was thinking to replace them maybe evenday do a good job. Someone on Reddit did a Noctua Mod but the temps are a bit high then (about 5C more in average). I would like to have more less the same...