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Possible to use a switch then another switch?

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Hey, i'm trying to get internet to another computer through 1 ethernet line that has already been used with a switch. Also, would this affect the use of remote desktop? I'm thinking of buying this switch for the secondary switch.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833122128
post #2 of 24
Yes, you can daisy chain switches.
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You can daisy chain switches without issue.
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Imagine their was some giant 15 billion port switch somewhere with a post it on it that said internet


Yes, your secondary switch will work fine, just make sure its gigabit.
    
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So this is basically a plug and play thing?
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Originally Posted by rmp459 View Post
Imagine their was some giant 15 billion port switch somewhere with a post it on it that said internet


Yes, your secondary switch will work fine, just make sure its gigabit.
lol nice. that's an easy way to think of it.
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So this is basically a plug and play thing?
yes

Only time you need to start worrying is when you have 3-4 switches deep as broadcasts can get too unwieldy.
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So this is basically a plug and play thing?
Yes and no, I'll spare you the boring details. There are conditions that will prevent and permit the actions. But for any spanning-tree, auto-mdix enabled switch not running VTP.. She be fine..
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As long as it's only 1 connection to the switch and the second switch doesn't plug into another switch to make a circle spanning-tree should not be an issue. Also he is getting an unmanageable switch, so if he did do that he'd screw himself anyway.
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As long as it's only 1 connection to the switch and the second switch doesn't plug into another switch to make a circle spanning-tree should not be an issue. Also he is getting an unmanageable switch, so if he did do that he'd screw himself anyway.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817111211

This is the 1st switch. Would the one I post in the first post be recommended? Sorry i'm very noob when it comes to this kinda stuff.
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