Bonding NICs in 802.3ad LACP (mode 4) produces different Aggregator IDs for each interface

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  • We are bonding 4 NIC's on RHEL using the 802.3ad bonding mode. The Cisco switch is configured for LACP. The Aggregator ID is different for half the NIC's. Is this a problem?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Bonding or teaming with mode 4 aka 802.3ad aka LACP

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