Marginal Links caused by physical connectivity includes physically hardware issue, transmissi├│n of light/signal, negotiation of speed and synchronization of Transmission characters and words.

Physical Components 

Marginal Links involves the connection between the switch and the edge device. Isolating the exact cause of a marginal link involves analyzing and testing many of the components that make up the link.


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