Example: Basic Stack with Four Switches

This example shows a stack of four switches in a single rack.

The slot numbers presume a console connection to the switch at the top of the physical stack.

SummitStack Cable Connections Using Eight Switches with Integrated SummitStack Ports shows cable connections for a 4-node stack using SummitStack 40G cables to connect switches with integrated SummitStack ports.
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SummitStack Cable Connections Using Eight Switches with Integrated SummitStack Ports
Basic Stack with Four Switches: Connections lists the recommended order for connecting the stacking ports in this example.
Table 1. Basic Stack with Four Switches: 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 1

Stack Port 1