Multilink configuration

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Jan 19th, 2007

Is there any way to configure a multilink bundle with one ethernet drop link and one serial link. If so guide me with configuration steps please

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dbellaze Fri, 01/19/2007 - 22:22

Ethernet is not a point to point link so it does not support PPP encapsulation to participate in multilink. The only exception is PPPoE but that has some other requirements not just PPP.

I don't think you can bond these links with MLP.


royalblues Sat, 01/20/2007 - 13:28

You cannot do PPP multilink on an ethernet interface as ethernet is a multiaccess network.

HTH, rate if it does


alessandro.veras Sat, 01/20/2007 - 16:02


A multilink association between a ethernet interface and a serial interface seens to be impossible.

But you can do a kind of multilink association over ethernet interfaces. This kind of "feature" is called EtherChannel. With it you can group ethernet interfaces in a load balance scheme.

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