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Do I need to set Trunking on both Cisco switch?

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Hi,

I am learning networking and I noticed that when I configured trunking for one of the switch ports, I was able to ping the other PC on the other switch. I was wondering if this is by design or would I still need to go into the other switch and configure a trunk port to match both switches match?

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Most modern Cisco switches are set to autonegotiate by default, so if you turn on one side the other side will match. But I like to hard-set both sides for clarity. also sometimes some switches don't play as nice and won't negotiate cleanly.
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