An etherchannel bundles individual physical links into one logical link to increase the total bandwidth. It also seen as one link by Spanning tree algorithms.
A port channel is the logical representation of the etherchannel on the switch. Once you have configured an etherchannel you make all you changes on the port channel interface and these will be automatically applied to all the individual interfaces within the etherchannel.
Hi, sorry if i go a little bit off-topic about this but here i can read :
It also seen as one link by Spanning tree algorithms.
And this is also what i should expect looking at official documentaion.
However i'm experiencing a strange behaviour with a PortChannel , a bundle of 2 GE, in trunk mode in wich when 1 of the two interface goes down SPT is recalculated for each VLAN allowed on the trunk.
Cheking both ends of the Port Channel i see that on one side i've got "switchport mode trunk" while on the other there is not. Checking interface status i see that trunk is working , obviously , but on one side is in
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