Stacking Avaya ERS 3500 using Rear-Ports

Task

Create the stack of two Avaya ERS 3500 switches using Rear Ports.


Scenario

There is a Avaya ERS 3524GT switch working as Stand-Alone device. The customer need to connect the 2nd switch with 24 PoE ports and use both devices as single stack. The existing switch will be MASTER (BASE) unit in new scenario and the new 3524GT-PWR+ just the SLAVE (NON-BASE) unit. For stacking I will use the HP Direct Attach 1m J9281B cables (x2). I tried it with Avaya 10GBaseCX SFP+ 3.0M Active AA1403019-E6 cables (x2), too. It works with both types without any problems.
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Stacking Avaya VSP 7000 using Fabric Interconnect

Task

Create the stack of Avaya VSP 7000 switches using Fabric Interconnect.


Scenario

There are two Avaya VSP 7000 switches, which should be working as one stack. The switches are new and have the factory default settings. The firmware upgrade is not necessary, but it can be made. I will create the stack in a half ring using non-redundant cabling and FI down pair-cable configuration.

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