link aggregation - bundling 2 lagg interfaces together
ml at my.gd
Fri Feb 4 14:41:33 UTC 2011
On 2/4/11 2:51 PM, Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
> On 2/4/2011 2:35 PM, Damien Fleuriot wrote:
>> Even if I can't concatenate my 2 lagg interfaces into a failover one
>> over the 2 switches, the new setup will still be an improvement.
> Did you consider using STP? Are these switches RSTP capable?
The switches are running STP in pvst mode, and the basic setup of 2
interfaces in failover mode works fine for every server.
What I needed here was a bit more complex though :/
> You could create a low priority bridge acting as leaf node in the STP
> domain. This will provide redundancy between different ethernet switches,
> I just don't know if RSTP converges fast enough for your needs. Just be
> a bit careful selecting the bridge's priority. A priority of 61440 will
> be probably fine.
Since I joined my company I changed every switchport to have root guard
They shall not pass ;)
> I am *almost* sure, that if_bridge works over if_laggs, perhaps you could
> combine the two.
Your idea has merit but I'd rather the BSD box not pretend it's a layer
2 device, if that was what you were suggesting.
I think I'll just settle for 2 LACP interfaces, one on switch A for the
WAN link, one on switch B for the 2 internal VLANS :/
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