Tag: bridgeaggregration

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Mar2014
Link Aggregration Control Protocol (LACP) is used to combine multiple ethernet ports into a bundle.  This bundle shows up as one port to spanning tree protocol (STP) allowing multiple connections to occur between switches without blocking.  This protocol is also used to connect multiple server links to a switch ... Read More
March 26, 2014Praveen Bahethi

28

Dec2013
Link aggregation protocols overcome spanning tree protocol's (STP) inherent design to block loops between switches by bundling of ports to appear as one logical connection to STP. With one logical connection, STP will not block the link but forward traffic.  Further the bundling can increase overall bandwidth between the switches. So ... Read More
December 28, 2013Praveen Bahethi