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jcdick1
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U691D and 6224

Will 2xU691D modules provide 4x10Gbe for endpoint use in a 6224?  Or are they just for stacking?

I've searched through these boards, and others around the 'net, but I can't find a definitive answer to this.

Thanks!

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Re: U691D and 6224

That module can be used to connect to servers. Here is the part on our accessories site, it includes some additional spec information on the part.

http://dell.to/2EPsz0s

 

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jcdick1
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Re: U691D and 6224

The built-in 10Gbe ports are currently set to "ethernet," so could they also be used for host connectivity?  I currently have a host fibered in, but get no link.  I will only ever have three hosts connected at 10Gbe in a very low budget, non-production environment.

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Re: U691D and 6224

The built in ports are SFP combo ports. Ports 21-24 can be used for an RJ45 connection or a SFP connection, but not both at the same time. The SFP ports are 1Gb and not 10Gb, and will not accept SFP+ transceivers.  What transceivers and cables are being used on these ports?

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jcdick1
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Re: U691D and 6224

I have 10 Gbe SFP+ modules in the switch, and - while it might be a less-than-recommended way of testing - connecting a fiber between xg1 and xg2 gets a link.

Edit:  There is no copper in 21-24.  Just one fiber in xg1, currently.

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jcdick1
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Re: U691D and 6224

Wait, so the "uplink" fiber ports are only 1Gb?  That is not what I was told.  Well how 'bout that ...

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Re: U691D and 6224

The loopback test you performed shows that the transceivers and cables will work with the switch, since the interfaces came up. Sometimes it can help with interoperability to manually set the speed on the interface connecting to the server, may be worth trying.

6224 front.png6224 rear.png

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