Network Teaming Windows Server 2008 R2 HP Proliant and CIsco 3750-X

Hello,
    I have an HP  ProLiant with Windows server 2008 R2 on it and a new Cisco 3750-x. The four ports are teamed through HP's network teaming utility and set to auto. How do I configure the switch to take advantage of that?
JesusFreak42Asked:
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Jody LemoineNetwork ArchitectCommented:
I usually configure the teaming to use 802.11ad at the server (with auto for the load-balancing mechanism) and then configure the following on the switch to match:

configure terminal
!
interface GigabitEthernet1
channel-group 1 mode active
!
interface GigabitEthernet2
channel-group 1 mode active
!
interface GigabitEthernet3
channel-group 1 mode active
!
interface GigabitEthernet4
channel-group 1 mode active
!
port-channel load-balance src-dst-ip

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JesusFreak42Author Commented:
Will 802.3ad work?
Jody LemoineNetwork ArchitectCommented:
Yes.
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JesusFreak42Author Commented:
interface GigabitEthernet1/0/43
 switchport mode access
 channel-group 1 mode active
!
interface GigabitEthernet1/0/44
 switchport mode access
 channel-group 1 mode active
!
interface GigabitEthernet1/0/45
 switchport mode access
 channel-group 1 mode active
!
interface GigabitEthernet1/0/46
 switchport mode access
 channel-group 1 mode active

port-channel load-balance src-dst-ip


I added the switchport setting because another article suggested it. However, whether or not I have that setting in there, the network was first identified as "public". I was able to change it to "work" but it shoud be "domain."
Jody LemoineNetwork ArchitectCommented:
If there's no switch on the other end of the connection the dynamic trunk protocol will set the port to access by default, so there's no need for that command, but having it there won't hurt.

Windows firewall security zones are entirely separate from the networking configuration and I'm not sure what criteria it uses to decide what zone a connection should be in.

Are you able to establish IP communications across the link at this point?
JesusFreak42Author Commented:
Everything is working and I will follow up on another question about the network settings in Windows. Thanks!
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