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Simple Fibre Question

I'm new to fibre and think i'm making a rookie mistake.

Have a look at this image i created,
Fibre
I can't ping the router from the PC, why is this?

If i plug the CAT line directly to the router i can ping it.

FYI, these are the parts i'm using,

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00T3ALG4M/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00LW9A328/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0009JR5SM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006XGXIEU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


Any help is appreciated
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Predrag Jovic

8/22/2022 - Mon
Predrag Jovic

Check if fiber is working. :)
If it is not OK swap cables on one side of cable (Rx and Tx pair).
Additionally, (I am not familiar with netgear) maybe you have dual-personality port so you may need to manually configure port to use SFP and not RJ45 port.
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I clicked through the settings in the switch and couldn't find any kind of dual-personality port settings.


Port status for the two SFP shows "down".

When configured,
Switch<-->Switch<-->Router<-->PC        So the 2 switches are connected to via CAT5e,   1 switch connected to the router,  i can ping both switches.     The PC is connected to the router.
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The LC to ST connectors had mislabeled lines.     When i swapped one side of my connection, it solved the issue.      This was after i went through 3 sets of SFPs.      

Thanks for your help and patience.
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That was the first suggestion.
:)
You're welcome.