^Cisco SG20050P 50 port Gigabit PoE Smart Switch (SLM2048PT) 24 Port and 24 Poe Ports with Additional 2 Combo Mini GBIC a Total of 50 Ports, Cisco Systems - Enterprise. Amazon. UPC 021113038148 (revised Oct 2019)
Maybe it's me (I am no network expert) but it seems every time I do anything with the network it's always a big deal. Things don't work, you have to go through page after page of the manual, calls to the tech support line to be on hold for an hour and then 3 calls later it's still not working.... You get the idea: Me and networks just don't play together well.BUT NOT WITH THIS SWITCH! PLUG IT IN AND IT WORKS!I mean this was as plug and play as it gets. I just pugge..
Background: I was needing 802.3ad/LACP to aggregate ethernet ports from my main server and alleviate that bottleneck. After trying different load balancing options (TLB/ALB) on my old Dlink, I decided it wasn't worth the headache and started looking for something that properly did Link Aggregation.I was looking at a similar Trendnet when I found this one from Cisco, looked at the reviews of both, and got the SG200-26. Had a couple of issues with LACP initially, b..