ether channel

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Nov 21st, 2008

Hi, can someone tell me the when I would use leyer 2 instead of layer 3 ether channel configuration. I want to implement ether channel to the servers and I don't know which one would be appropriate. Thanks for your help.

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Correct Answer by Istvan_Rabai about 8 years 2 months ago

Hi Bart,

If you didn't implement Etherchannel but used a single port configuration, what would you use? A layer2 or a layer3 port?

If you used a layer2 single port, then you could implement a layer2 Etherchannel.

If you used a layer3 single port, then you could implement a layer3 Etherchannel.

Cheers:

Istvan

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Istvan_Rabai Fri, 11/21/2008 - 09:48

Hi Bart,

If you didn't implement Etherchannel but used a single port configuration, what would you use? A layer2 or a layer3 port?

If you used a layer2 single port, then you could implement a layer2 Etherchannel.

If you used a layer3 single port, then you could implement a layer3 Etherchannel.

Cheers:

Istvan

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