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NIC Teaming on Windows 2008 R2

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We have been playing with NIC teaming for a few days now with not much success.  We've tried both a 4 port broadcom and a 4 for intel NIC card.  I have an etherchannel configured on the Cisco 3550 switch for the 4 port NIC Card.  Configurations look like below:

interface Port-channel1
 description TEAMED-NICS
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 spanning-tree portfast
!
interface FastEthernet0/1 (int fa0/2, fa0/2 and fa0/4 are configured this way too)
 description NIC1
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 channel-group 1 mode passive

The Server shows I have a 400Mbps connection like it should.  If I do a "show int port-channel 1" it show as up, but its seems I can get any higher than 10Mbps when transfering a file.  I'm not sure what we are missing?  Any ideas
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could you post output of each int and port-ch 1

sh int fa0/1 and so on

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Below is a "show run", "show int port-channel1", "show int port-channel2", and "show etherchannel"

I have two servers, both have a 4 port NIC.  The 4 NIC ports from server1 are in Channel-group 1, and the 4 NIC ports from Server 2 are in Channel-group2.  If I try to transfer a file between the 2 server it only transfers at 10Mbps.  Thanks.

Current configuration : 4121 bytes
!
version 12.1
no service pad
service timestamps debug uptime
service timestamps log uptime
no service password-encryption
!
hostname Switch
!
!
ip subnet-zero
ip routing
!
!
spanning-tree mode pvst
spanning-tree extend system-id
!
!
!
!
interface Port-channel1
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 spanning-tree portfast
!
interface Port-channel2
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 spanning-tree portfast
!
interface FastEthernet0/1
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 channel-group 1 mode passive
!
interface FastEthernet0/2
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 channel-group 1 mode passive
!
interface FastEthernet0/3
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 channel-group 1 mode passive
!
interface FastEthernet0/4
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 channel-group 1 mode passive
!
interface FastEthernet0/5
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 channel-group 2 mode passive
!
interface FastEthernet0/6
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 channel-group 2 mode passive
!
interface FastEthernet0/7
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 channel-group 2 mode passive
!
interface FastEthernet0/8
 switchport mode access
 speed 100
 duplex full
 channel-group 2 mode passive
!
interface FastEthernet0/9
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/10
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/11
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/12
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/13
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/14
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/15
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/16
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/17
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/18
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/19
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/20
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/21
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/22
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/23
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface FastEthernet0/24
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface GigabitEthernet0/1
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface GigabitEthernet0/2
 switchport mode dynamic desirable
!
interface Vlan1
 ip address 10.0.0.199 255.255.240.0
!
ip classless
ip http server
!
!
line con 0
line vty 0 4
 login
line vty 5 15
 login
!
!
end


**********************************
Switch#show int port-channel1
Port-channel1 is up, line protocol is up (connected)
  Hardware is EtherChannel, address is 0012.0171.8508 (bia 0012.0171.8508)
  MTU 1500 bytes, BW 400000 Kbit, DLY 100 usec,
     reliability 255/255, txload 1/255, rxload 1/255
  Encapsulation ARPA, loopback not set
  Full-duplex, 100Mb/s, media type is unknown media type
  input flow-control is off, output flow-control is unsupported
  Members in this channel: Fa0/1 Fa0/2 Fa0/3 Fa0/4
  ARP type: ARPA, ARP Timeout 04:00:00
  Last input never, output 00:00:01, output hang never
  Last clearing of "show interface" counters never
  Input queue: 0/75/0/0 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0
  Queueing strategy: fifo
  Output queue: 0/40 (size/max)
  5 minute input rate 460000 bits/sec, 16 packets/sec
  5 minute output rate 3000 bits/sec, 4 packets/sec
     562403 packets input, 817398986 bytes, 0 no buffer
     Received 1553 broadcasts (0 multicast)
     0 runts, 0 giants, 0 throttles
     0 input errors, 0 CRC, 0 frame, 0 overrun, 0 ignored
     0 watchdog, 864 multicast, 0 pause input
     0 input packets with dribble condition detected
     237092 packets output, 20422398 bytes, 0 underruns
     0 output errors, 0 collisions, 1 interface resets
     0 babbles, 0 late collision, 0 deferred
     0 lost carrier, 0 no carrier, 0 PAUSE output
     0 output buffer failures, 0 output buffers swapped out

Switch#show int port-channel2
Port-channel2 is up, line protocol is up (connected)
  Hardware is EtherChannel, address is 0012.0171.8506 (bia 0012.0171.8506)
  MTU 1500 bytes, BW 400000 Kbit, DLY 100 usec,
     reliability 255/255, txload 1/255, rxload 1/255
  Encapsulation ARPA, loopback not set
  Full-duplex, 100Mb/s, media type is unknown media type
  input flow-control is off, output flow-control is unsupported
  Members in this channel: Fa0/5 Fa0/6 Fa0/7 Fa0/8
  ARP type: ARPA, ARP Timeout 04:00:00
  Last input never, output 00:00:00, output hang never
  Last clearing of "show interface" counters never
  Input queue: 0/75/0/0 (size/max/drops/flushes); Total output drops: 0
  Queueing strategy: fifo
  Output queue: 0/40 (size/max)
  5 minute input rate 2000 bits/sec, 2 packets/sec
  5 minute output rate 385000 bits/sec, 10 packets/sec
     232745 packets input, 20109860 bytes, 0 no buffer
     Received 1363 broadcasts (0 multicast)
     0 runts, 0 giants, 0 throttles
     0 input errors, 0 CRC, 0 frame, 0 overrun, 0 ignored
     0 watchdog, 766 multicast, 0 pause input
     0 input packets with dribble condition detected
     569323 packets output, 817964838 bytes, 0 underruns
     0 output errors, 0 collisions, 1 interface resets
     0 babbles, 0 late collision, 0 deferred
     0 lost carrier, 0 no carrier, 0 PAUSE output
     0 output buffer failures, 0 output buffers swapped out

**************************************************************************
Switch#show etherchannel
                Channel-group listing:
                ----------------------

Group: 1
----------
Group state = L2
Ports: 4   Maxports = 16
Port-channels: 1 Max Port-channels = 16
Protocol:   LACP

Group: 2
----------
Group state = L2
Ports: 4   Maxports = 16
Port-channels: 1 Max Port-channels = 16
Protocol:   LACP

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Attached is a diagram showing what I am trying to do.  Thanks. NIC TEAMING
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