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10G interface cannot manually set speed or duplex

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Article ID: 162045

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Endpoint Detection and Response

Issue/Introduction

The bypass NIC in the 8880 supports auto-negotiation at 10G but does not support fixed speed at 10G.

Resolution

Some 10G Base-T Ethernet interfaces do not support auto-negotiation of speed and duplex mode. These interfaces require that you disable auto-negotiation on all connecting devices. The bypass NIC in the 8880 does not support disabling auto-negotiation. Bypass mode provides important protection if the appliance malfunctions. For this reason, you should not connect the 8880 appliance to a network switch that does not support auto-negotiation.