uplink port

uplink port

A port on a network hub or switch that is used to connect to other hubs and switches rather than an end station. See MDI port.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Tenders are invited for Network Switches With 24 Ethernet 10/100/1000 Ports And 2X10 Gbe Uplink Port For The Computational Facility Of The Department Of Physics And Astrophysics
The ReachNXT 100-8t is the first member of a family of enterprise port extenders and includes 8 ports of 10/100Base-T and a combination 1000M uplink port (1000Base-T and 1000Base-X SFP).
The Ethernet port supports connectivity to a home computer, and an uplink port connects either to a cable modem or DSL modem for broadband Internet access.
It has 24 10/100 Base-TX ports plus one crossover uplink port for maximum flexibility, N-Way auto-negotiation for automatic 10Base-T or 100 Base-TX selection, and support for all standard Ethernet protocols, including TCP/IP, AppleTalk and IPX.
Designed for SOHOs, the device--part of the Structured Media System--is equipped with a 10/100-Mbps Ethernet switch that connects directly to four devices, and has a push-button uplink port that allows cascading of additional peripherals, such as hubs or switches.
The Gigabit uplink port allows connection distances over a fiber link up to 550 m.
Switches equipped with uplink ports (either fixed F/O ports or slots for the insertion of modular ports) which typically have one or two F/O ports and, thus, are suitable for deployment as departmental switches with the uplink port used to connect them to the enterprise switch.
4-GHz and 5-GHz dual-band radio with integrated antennas, four 10/100BASE-T Ethernet switch ports, an additional pass-through RJ-45 Ethernet port and a 10/100/1000BASE-T uplink port.
The new product is designed to connect up to five PCs over a 10/100 network and an uplink port is present which allows another switch - and another five computers - to be added.
The IMC PoE and PoE+ Gigabit Ethernet media converters are classified as Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE), providing up to two PSE 10/100/1000Base-T copper ports and one SFP uplink port.
This switch can be expanded to a 24-port non-blocking solution by connecting two GBX410 together via the integral 10 Gb uplink port.