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  • 1.  SFP+ to Copper 10G Ethernet transceiver

    Posted 27 days ago

    Hi, Does anyone have a recommendation for an SFP+ to 10G Ethernet transceiver? Currently have four stacked 1960 48 Port PoE's with the built-in 10G ports doing the stacking as the SFP+ ports are used for uplinks using fiber across the building.

    I have a couple of spare SFP+ ports I'd like to make use of but need them to be 10G Ethernet instead of Fiber.

    I see Aruba do a 10GBASE-T SFP+ RJ45 30m Cat6A XCVR (JL563A) transceiver but doesn't list the InstantOn's as compatible switches.

    In-fact, there doesn't appear to be any "official" InstantOn SFP+ to Ethernet modules at all so if anyone here has a recommendation that they know works, that would grand!



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    Chris Burt
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  • 2.  RE: SFP+ to Copper 10G Ethernet transceiver

    Posted 27 days ago

    I've ordered HPE 10GBASE-T SFP+ to RJ45 (SKU # R0R41B) lets see if they work. I have noticed on the latest firmware of the Aruba InstantOn's (the 1930's and 1960's at least) that they seem to be adding more support for more transceivers, in the firmware notes:

    Version 2.9.1.17
    Type Description
    Transceivers Added support for Aruba 10GBase-T transceivers.



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    Chris Burt
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  • 3.  RE: SFP+ to Copper 10G Ethernet transceiver

    Posted 26 days ago

    I've used a couple brands of SPF+ 10G Base-T transceivers.  The Instant On line appears to work with any brand.  There may be a message that they are not authorized if you contact support.  Most of my transceivers are 10Gtek.

    You mentioned stacking with the existing 10G Base-T on the 1960.  I use the HPE DAC cables in the SFP+ to stack a pair of my 1960s.  This would free up the built-in 10G Base-T.  The DAC is HPE part number R9D19A.



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    Joel Rybolt
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  • 4.  RE: SFP+ to Copper 10G Ethernet transceiver

    Posted 26 days ago

    Thanks, the DAC route is my normal go to however, this client needed to use the SFP ports as fiber uplinks to various cabinets and switches in the building, so it was out of the question. I find it strange that they have official SFP+ DAC cables, Fiber transceivers and even an SFP+ to 1G Base-T but no 10G.

    Its the only product missing an official release.



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    Chris Burt
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  • 5.  RE: SFP+ to Copper 10G Ethernet transceiver

    Posted 26 days ago
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    Look in tabel 14 and any SFP+ capable ports. Happy hunting

    and: Instant On Software 2.9 Release Blog (arubainstanton.com)

    with:

    Instant On 1930 - Switching Software Portal (arubainstanton.com)

    Instant On 1960 - Switching Software Portal (arubainstanton.com)


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