Why auto-negotiation should be used at 1000base-T

(Doc ID 1006160.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms
***Checked for relevance on 26-Nov-2014***

Goal

The main point of this document is to document why auto-neg should only be used.
Forced 1000base-T copper gigabit/gigaswift interfaces may not reconnect back to a switch after they are physically disconnected or the switch port goes offline and then back online. 

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