Stacking Catalyst Switch

Based  on the configuration below, can we estimate the cable connection ?  Should  port1 of a switch be connected to port 2 of another switch, or are there any rule for the cable connection between 2 switches ?

Is the attached picture correct or not ? Tks

SWT-01#show switch neighbors
  Switch #    Port 1       Port 2
   --------         ------        ------
      1                4             2
      2                1             5
      3                5             4
      4                3             1
      5                2             3
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AXISHKAsked:
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eeRootCommented:
How to do the cables depends on which model of switch you have, how much redundancy you are trying to create, how to optimize bandwidth, and whether the switch are mounted vertically or horizontally.  You method works if you are trying to reduce the number of switches that traffic has to flow through.  The simple daisy chain method, with the last switch looping back to the first) is the most common method that I've seen.

This article shows the various methods for stacking:

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/lan/catalyst3750/hardware/quick/guide/3750GSG3.html#wp53578

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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
My model is Cisco 3520 48 ports x 4, Tks
AXISHKAuthor Commented:
One more check,

Port 1 of one stack always connect to Port 2 of another stack. We shouldn't connect port 1 to port 1, correct ?

Tks
Garry GlendownConsulting and Network/Security SpecialistCommented:
There is no actual rule or requirement which port needs to be connected to which. Anyway, I'd recommend to connect them in a way that can be easily identified and logical ... I usually do P1-P2 connections, that way you have a clean setup. Apart from that, as eeRoot said, try to keep high traffic loads from crossing unnecessary links, so if you know that devices on Switch 1 and 2 talk a lot to each other, make sure you connect them directly with one link. You may want to reorganize the switch port usage accordingly, of course trying to keep the highest loads on a switch without the need to cross any additional stacking link.
AXISHKAuthor Commented:
Tks
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