Portchannel interface

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I have the configuration below:

SW1#
interface Port-channel1
 switchport
interface Ethernet0/0
 channel-group 1 mode active
interface Ethernet1/0
 channel-group 1 mode active

SW2#
interface Port-channel1
 switchport
interface Ethernet0/0
 channel-group 1 mode passive
interface Ethernet1/0
 channel-group 1 mode passive

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I would like to understand why in the output below, I am seeing Po1 and PoA on SW1 and Po1 and PoB on SW2

SW1#show etherchannel 1 port-channel
            Port-channels in the group:
            ----------------------

Port-channel: Po1    (Primary Aggregator)

------------

Age of the Port-channel   = 0d:00h:27m:42s
Logical slot/port   = 16/1          Number of ports = 0
HotStandBy port = null
Port state          = Port-channel Ag-Not-Inuse
Protocol            =   LACP
Port security       = Disabled
Fast-switchover     = disabled
Load share deferral = disabled  

Time since last port bundled:    0d:00h:27m:31s    Et0/0
Time since last port Un-bundled: 0d:00h:22m:35s    Et0/0

Port-channel: Po1B
------------

Age of the Port-channel   = 0d:00h:22m:35s
Logical slot/port   = 16/3          Number of ports = 2
HotStandBy port = null
Port state          = Port-channel Ag-Inuse
Protocol            =   LACP
Port security       = Disabled
Fast-switchover     = disabled
Load share deferral = disabled  

Ports in the Port-channel:

Index   Load      Port          EC state       No of bits
------+------+------------+------------------+-----------
 0      00          Et0/0             Active   0
 0      00          Et1/0             Active   0

Time since last port bundled:    0d:00h:22m:30s    Et0/0

Last applied Hash Distribution Algorithm:   -

SW1#



SW2#show etherchannel 1 port-channel
            Port-channels in the group:
            ----------------------

Port-channel: Po1    (Primary Aggregator)

------------

Age of the Port-channel   = 0d:00h:27m:47s
Logical slot/port   = 16/1          Number of ports = 0
HotStandBy port = null
Port state          = Port-channel Ag-Not-Inuse
Protocol            =   LACP
Port security       = Disabled
Fast-switchover     = disabled
Load share deferral = disabled  

Time since last port bundled:    0d:00h:27m:42s    Et0/0
Time since last port Un-bundled: 0d:00h:22m:44s    Et0/0

Port-channel: Po1A
------------

Age of the Port-channel   = 0d:00h:22m:44s
Logical slot/port   = 16/2          Number of ports = 2
HotStandBy port = null
Port state          = Port-channel Ag-Inuse
Protocol            =   LACP
Port security       = Disabled
Fast-switchover     = disabled
Load share deferral = disabled  

Ports in the Port-channel:

Index   Load      Port          EC state       No of bits
------+------+------------+------------------+-----------
 0      00          Et0/0            Passive   0
 0      00          Et1/0            Passive   0

Time since last port bundled:    0d:00h:22m:39s    Et1/0

Last applied Hash Distribution Algorithm:   -

SW2#
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JustInCaseCommented:
Most likely is is something related to emulating software. I never saw it on physical device. Typically etherchannel is not functional in emulators, so I assume that is the way creator(s) of emulator "went around" some limitation.

Pay attention to:
Port-channel: Po1
Logical slot/port   = 16/1          Number of ports = 0
Port state          = Port-channel Ag-Not-Inuse
Port-channel: Po1A
Logical slot/port   = 16/2          Number of ports = 2
Port state          = Port-channel Ag-Inuse

Looks like only one channel is really active in etherchannel and that, in reality, those are listed as two different Logical slot/ports (different etherchannels).
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jskfanAuthor Commented:
Correct it is an emulator.
Thank you
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JustInCaseCommented:
You're welcome.
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