The stacking-support option is not enabled by default for X440-G2 10G switch models. For more information, see Enabling and Disabling the Stacking-Support Option.
The stacking port selection option, which allows you to choose between native and alternate ports, is enabled by default for X440-G2 10G switch models. For more information, see Selecting Native and Alternate Stacking Ports.
|Stacking Method||Speed per Link (HDX)||Cable Type and Lengths|
(Front panel 10G models)
Alternate stacking support is available on all X440-G2 10-gigabit models (10GE4) using two SFP+ ports, when the switch has been enabled for stacking (enable stacking-support command). 10G upgrade licensing is not required to enable stacking on the designated stack ports. Alternate Stacking Ports for X440-G2 Switches summarizes alternate stacking support for the various X440-G2 switch models.
|Switch Model||Type or location of Native Stacking Ports||Alternate Stacking Ports||Location of Alternate Stacking Ports|
|Fixed (front panel)||15,16||Front panel|
|Fixed (rear panel)||27,28||Rear panel|
(rear panel, dedicated SFP+ port)