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Re: can a Managed switch be used as Unmanaged?

Peacheater
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can a Managed switch be used as Unmanaged?

This might be a dumb question, but here goes.

 

Can a Managed switch be used as Unmanaged?   

 

At the moment I only need an unmanaged switch, but MIGHT find a need or use for a managed switch in the future, so is it feasible to buy a managed switch (perhaps also with POE which I do not need right now), and just use it as unmanaged  until I need to do more with it?

 

 Thanks.

Model: GS108|Gigabit Switches
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LaurentMa
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Re: can a Managed switch be used as Unmanaged?

Yes, you can! Default settings should be fine for you, in principle, and management will be available in the future for you.

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LaurentMa
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Re: can a Managed switch be used as Unmanaged?

Yes, you can! Default settings should be fine for you, in principle, and management will be available in the future for you.
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Peacheater
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Re: can a Managed switch be used as Unmanaged?

Thanks for a quick and clear reply.  VERY helpful.

cheers!

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