configure 2 port on 2 separate switches as etherchanel

Posted on 2016-10-23
Last Modified: 2016-10-29
I have not see this in practice but heard of it.
how to configure 2 ports on 2 separate switches as etherchannel

for instance, one port from Switch 1 and one port from switch2 , you aggregate them as one port.

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It is possible only in the case of device virtualization (e.g vss, stack). In that case both devices are actually one device. Then you can configure 2 ports from different switches into one virtual device. The first device, typically, will have port numbers 1/0/x and the second one 2/0/y, etc. In that case you assign two ports to etherchannel like you would do:

interface Po1
interface Gi1/0/49
channel-group 1 mode active
interface Gi2/0/49
channel-group 1 mode active

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