StackPower cable for Cisco 3850

What's the purpose of StackPower cable come with Cisco 3850 ? Do I need extra configuration in Switch to use it ?

Can I ignore it  as one of the switch is hosted in another rack and the power cable is too short to connect to the other end ?

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AlexBlinovCommented:
The cable is to make stack of 2 or more switches.
By default there is no configuration required, it will work straight away. But you can make changes such as promoting one switch as a master and so on.
AXISHKAuthor Commented:
No, I mean the power stack cable (it seems that it is used for power redundancy...) not the stack cable for switches.

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lacayoaTeam Leader Systems EngineerCommented:
It is only for power rednundancy like you said. It is not need for any special configuration. You only need to connect in order to ensure power supply redundancy in case of a failure.

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