port channel numbering

livenliven Member Posts: 918
I have noticed that in the cisco BCMSN lab book and through my own expierementation that the port channel group numbers don't have to match on each switch.

For example:

switch A has ports fast eth 0/1 and 0/2



swtich B ports fast eth 0/1 and 0/2

A trunk has been created.

And I was able to get ether channel working by using:

swtich A:

channel-group 1 mode desirable


switch B:

channel-group 5 mode desirable

And the ether channel is established.... So am I correct in assuming that the group numbers are only for local use and don't have to match on both devices?
encrypt the encryption, never mind my brain hurts.


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