Combining Different Types of Stacking Ports

Combining Stacking Port Types: Example shows an example stack configuration using the following switches: X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, and X620.

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Combining Stacking Port Types: Example
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Note

The figure is intended to show cable connections between switches. Details of the switches themselves, such as the location of the stacking ports and fan modules, might differ from those of the switches that actually would be used.
The following cables are used to make the stacking connections:
Combining Stacking Port Types: Connections lists the recommended order for connecting the stacking ports in this example.
Table 1. Combining Stacking Port Types: Connections
Connect this slot and port . . . . . . To this slot and port
Slot 1 Stack Port 2 Slot 2 Stack Port 1
Slot 2 Stack Port 2 Slot 3 Stack Port 1
Slot 3 Stack Port 2 Slot 4 Stack Port 1
Slot 4 Stack Port 2 Slot 5 Stack Port 1
Slot 5 Stack Port 2 Slot 1 Stack Port 1