[c-nsp] Port channel

Xu Hu jstuxuhu0816 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 23:23:30 EDT 2012

Just checked the flex links basic concept, is this technology same as
Juniper RTG?

2012/8/24 Ryan West <rwest at zyedge.com>

> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 06:40:07, Xu Hu wrote:
> > Subject: Re: [c-nsp] Port channel
> >
> > What is the flex links about?
> > Because the traffic load-balance or not is depend on your settings, by
> > default is source mac address, let's say if you just have one source
> > then the traffic will just use one port-channel link, if you have two
> > sources, then should be load-balance between the two members.
> > Correct me if I have the wrong understanding of hashing algorithm.
> >
> The default hashing algorithm is different on some platforms in the
> Catalyst line.  In the Nexus line, the default is different for a layer 3
> port channel vs a layer 2.  Flex Links disable STP and one interface or
> Portchannel acts as a backup.
> http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst6500/ios/12.2SX/configuration/guide/flexlink.html
> -ryan

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