[c-nsp] Etherchannel load-balacing change on live network

Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Thu Jul 7 16:57:37 EDT 2016


On Thu, Jul 07, 2016 at 04:35:04PM -0400, Satish Patel wrote:
> I am seeing out of 4 etherchannel 1 of under heavy utilization. I
> checked on switch and its saying "src-mac" load-balancing. I need to
> change it to src-dst-ip so load sharing get more randomize.
> Just wanted to make sure it won't hurt current traffic.

Since these things are not flow based, there is no "current" traffic -
every new packet gets an individual decision, so when you turn the
switch, the next packet gets switched to the new rule, and all previous
packets are already gone.


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Gert Doering - Munich, Germany                             gert at greenie.muc.de
fax: +49-89-35655025                        gert at net.informatik.tu-muenchen.de
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