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Peer to peer connection over SFP+ Passive 10Gbe cable

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http://serverfault.com – I am attempting to create a peer-to-peer connection between two machines like the guy mentioned here: is it possible to direct connect a client and server with 10GBASE CX4 copper cables? I have these cables from the server vendor http://www.provantage.com/supermicro-cbl-0347l~7SUP92HM.htm Will these work without a switch in between? Obviously I am assuming that 10Gbe is similar to normal ethernet in that the cables require a pass-over style wiring inside the cable. If that is true please give me a heads up as well. (HowTos)