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Someone asked earlier whether it would be possible to direct connect two systems with 10GbE CX4 ports here: is it possible to direct connect a client and server with 10GBASE CX4 copper cables?.

My question is the same, but with the SPF+ ports. I assume this would work, but before ordering the pricey interconnect cable, I thought of confirming whether it is at least likely that it will work.

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Yes, make sure you're getting SPF+ direct connects and that your cards support that configuration.
Some exclusions apply. See dealer for complete rules, full details, and restriction. Your millage may vary. Slippery when wet.

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Thanks.. ordered a cable and will give it a try. – Ville Mar 30 '11 at 4:02

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