troubleshooting Question

LAG between Dell Switches

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Hi there,

I have 5 Dell Switches that I would like to connect them together.

My idea is to use Swcith1 as the main central switch where Switch2, 3, 4 and 5 will be plugged into.

On Switch1 I want to create LAG to increase bandwidth for the uplinks coming from the other switches. I am thinking to setup 2 ports (LAG) for each switch.

Something like this:

Switch1 - Port1-2 = LAG2 --> Uplink --> Swtich2 - Port 1-2 = LAG2
Switch1 - Port3-4 = LAG3 --> Uplink --> Swtich3 - Port 1-2 = LAG3
Switch1 - Port5-6 = LAG4 --> Uplink --> Swtich4 - Port 1-2 = LAG4
Switch1 - Port7-8 = LAG5 --> Uplink --> Swtich5 - Port 1-2 = LAG5

Is this good configuration? Would be any loop or performance issues on the network ?

Sebastian Talmon
System Administrator

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