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both switches are unmanaged. Plug 1 cable into the other switch and you should be good to go.
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Alright thanks a bunch!
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You only what to give the second machine access to the internet?

If your first machine has two network cards you could use Windows internet sharing?
    
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Switches you linked to will be fine in a diasy-chain configuration. As others have said, be sure that there is only one ethernet cable directly connecting the two switches.

Not strictly relevant to the OP's question, but when you get to 5 or 6 switches deep you'll want to start developing a hub-and-spoke topology rather than daisy-chain.
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As stated, nothing wrong with daisy chaining switches.

In enterprise level deployments you would want to run crap like Spanning Tree to make sure you have no switching loops/broadcast storms (will destroy your connectivity until device reset). A simple home setup will work, just use one uplink. Keep in mind all devices on this downstream switch will share the available uplink bandwidth to any device on the 'core' switch.

But, no issues. I actually have a setup like this at the house as well.
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Originally Posted by just4funuk View Post
You only what to give the second machine access to the internet?

If your first machine has two network cards you could use Windows internet sharing?
The first PC does not have an extra network card

Thanks everyone. Overall I think the daisy chain switches will be fine. The actual speed and bandwidth is not a priority. Reliability and uptime is basically the only thing that matters.
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Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
Switches you linked to will be fine in a diasy-chain configuration. As others have said, be sure that there is only one ethernet cable directly connecting the two switches.

Not strictly relevant to the OP's question, but when you get to 5 or 6 switches deep you'll want to start developing a hub-and-spoke topology rather than daisy-chain.
Best practices utilizes a Hierarchical Network Design, it's not a true hub-and-spoke design but does have some similarities. If you are interested further in this I would suggest picking up the Cisco Press Building Converged Multilayer Switched Networks book. It will help teach you best practices.
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Defiantly works! right now im daisy chaining 3 routers =D
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Defiantly works! right now im daisy chaining 3 routers =D
No your not.
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Defiantly works! right now im daisy chaining 3 routers =D
You mean switches.... there is no need to daisy chain routers in home networking.


A residential gateway with DHCP disabled is a switch + WAP.
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