12-06-2013 11:33 AM
I set up a port channel with success and am trying to setup LACP and assign a switching profile to it for trunking but can't seem to figure it out. Is LACP nessisary and what is the benefit to that over regular port channel?
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12-06-2013 11:42 AM - edited 12-06-2013 11:45 AM
Using LACP over static port-channels is definitely recommended. Static port channels can be dangerous if one side is not configured correctly. LACP uses negotation to bring up the port-channel.
1) Create an LACP profile
interface-profile lacp-profile "LACP-PROFILE-1" group-id 0 mode active
timeout short !
2) Create a port-channel interface that matches the LACP group-id number.
interface port-channel "0" ip access-group in "INBOUND-ACL-B" qos trust auto description "CORE1-PC" switching-profile "VLAN100-PROFILE-B" enet-link-profile pc_default !
3) Assign the LACP profile to port(s)
interface gigabitethernet "7/1/0" lacp-profile "LACP-PROFILE-1" description "Uplink to Core" !