Yes, but you will be creating a bottleneck on your network because you cannot have bi-directional traffic go through half duplex.
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Ethernet used to be found only in corporate LANs but is now proliferating into the carrier network, from access and metro area networks to the backbone. It has some pesky problems you need to know about: For instance, what is duplex, and what is the difference between half and full duplex? What is a duplex mismatch? How can auto-negotiation help or hurt your network? How can you resolve duplex conflicts? Here's some help.
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