HP 2910al – with POE

Say, the switches can be stacked. How many can be stacked together using the back plane connector?
shaunwinginAsked:
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Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
Single IP Address Management — single IP address management for a virtual stack of up to 16 switches

So I guess it's 16 switches max.

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shaunwinginAuthor Commented:
But can these be connected via the backplane or must one use a port?
Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
No, it's not that kind of stacking I'm afraid, this document (page 6-3) explains how this stacking is working. You need to use normal network cabling.
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shaunwinginAuthor Commented:
And via backplane how many can be stacked - only 2?
Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
You mean the modules on the back? Those aren't for stacking, there's no special stacking cables available for this switch, like I said, just stacking via normal network cabling.

The available modules for this switch are these
shaunwinginAuthor Commented:
Can one use below ports to interconnect them to look like one switch?
 2-port 10 Gigabit switch expansion module. This module has two fixed CX4 ports.(1)
Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
Theoretically that is possible yes, maybe will be expensive though :-)

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