X590 series switches can be stacked with other X590 switches, with X690 switches, X695 switches, and with X870 switches. X590 series switches support native stacking using front-panel data ports 29 and 33.
Alternate stacking is not supported for X590 switches.
The stacking-support option is disabled by default for all X590 switches. For more information, see Enabling and Disabling the Stacking-Support Option.
Stacking Methods for X590 Switches summarizes stacking support for X590 switches.
NoteOnly QSFP28 direct-attach passive copper cable, at lengths up to 5 meters, can be used in X590 stacking ports.
|Stacking Method||Speed per Link (HDX)||Cable Type and Lengths|
|SummitStack-V400 (Front panel ports 29, 33)||106 Gbps||0.5 m – 5 m
|SummitStack-V160 (Front panel ports 29, 33)||42 Gbps||0.5 m – 5 m