Cisco CCNA mock exam questions sample test – Question 20

.You network team is exploring the use of switch stacking.
Which of the following statements is NOT true of switch stacking?

A. The master switch is the only switch with full access to the interconnect bandwidth
B. Switches are connected with special cable
C. The stack has a single IP address
D. Up to nine switches can be added to the stack

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:
All switches in the stack have full access to the interconnect bandwidth, not just the master switch. The master switch is elected from one of the stack members. It automatically
configures the stack with the currently running IOS image and a single configuration file.
The switches are connected with special cables that form a bidirectional closed loop path.
The stack has a single management IP address and is managed as a unit.
Up to nine switches can be in a stack.
Objective:
LAN Switching Fundamentals
Sub-Objective:
Describe the benefits of switch stacking and chassis aggregation
References:
Products & Services > Switches > Campus LAN Switches – Access > Cisco Catalyst 3750 Series Switches > Data Sheets and Literature > White Papers > Cisco StackWise and
StackWise Plus Technology