Cisco Channel group

Hi Experts,

My core switch is a C3650X and I have connected 2 Stacks of 2960X.
I have 2 uplinks to each stack.

Is it possible to create a port channel with the uplinks ?
Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAsked:
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
int range t1/0/1 , t2/0/1
 (all the commands you want for the interfaces
 trunk or access, VLAN's, etc.)
 channel-group 1 mode active
Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:

And best practice is to terminate individual links to different switches in a stack.
Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
ok  thanks.

in my stack I have two uplinks.
One uplink per switch device, is it right ?
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Don JohnstonInstructorCommented:
Yes.  Or two, or four. How many depends on how many ports the switch has and how much bandwidth you need.

The reason behind connecting to multiple switches in the stack is for redundancy in case a switch fails.
Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
ok thanks.

can you give me also an example for the commands ?
Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
ok thanks,

when I configure the uplinks to a port channel... I loose connection ?

Is it better to do the change not at working hours ?
Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
for a short time I lost connection  but just some settings.

Thanks to all of you.
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