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Extending an existing stack

Extending an existing stack

Extending an existing stack

I have two Netgear switches that are stacked.  I would like to add a third.  I feel like a dope for asking this becuase I really should know it already, but can I go FROM the uplink on the new switch to ANY port on one of the others, or do I have to uplink to a specific, designated port?

If it's the latter, that would seem to imply the max stackable units with my models (FS516 and FS524) would be two.  And if that's the case, I'll have to replace the fs16 or purchase all new switches.

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