7.6. Overview of Bonding Modes and the Required Settings on the Switch

The following table describes the required configuration that you must apply to the upstream switch depending on the bonding mode:

Table 7.1. Switch Configuration Settings Depending on the Bonding Modes

Bonding Mode Configuration on the Switch
0 - balance-rr Requires static Etherchannel enabled (not LACP-negotiated)
1 - active-backup Requires autonomous ports
2 - balance-xor Requires static Etherchannel enabled (not LACP-negotiated)
3 - broadcast Requires static Etherchannel enabled (not LACP-negotiated)
4 - 802.3ad Requires LACP-negotiated Etherchannel enabled
5 - balance-tlb Requires autonomous ports
6 - balance-alb Requires autonomous ports
For configuring these settings on your switch, see the switch documentation.