Q

What is an uplink port?

What is an uplink port? Why it is used?
An uplink port on a hub or switch allows you to use a regular Ethernet cable to join the hub or switch to another. The uplink port oblviates the need to use a crossover cable to connect the devices.
This was first published in April 2002

Dig deeper on Windows Operating System Management

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchExchange

SearchSQLServer

SearchWinIT

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close