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Posts: 9
Registered: ‎08-07-2013

Trunk grouping -verification

I inherited a bunch of DCX switches and they are connected via a fully meshed fabric, two ISLs per switch.  When I checked it looks like the ISL connections are not grouped, each ISL is a master.  It is my inderstaning that trunk groups have to be in the same portset(???) in other words ports 0-7, 8-15, 16-23 etc.  Can you please verify that the reason my ISLs won't trunk is because they are not in the same group of ports?

 


trunkshow
1: 0->231 10:00:00:05:1e:ff:ff:00 4 deskew 15 MASTER

2:135->367 10:00:00:05:1e:ff:ff:00 4 deskew 15 MASTER

3:231->167 10:00:00:27:f8:ee:ee:00 22 deskew 15 MASTER

4:247-> 96 10:00:00:27:f8:dd:dd:6c 12 deskew 15 MASTER

5:271-> 96 10:00:00:27:f8:cc:cc:ec 8 deskew 15 MASTER

6:287->112 10:00:00:27:f8:cc:cc:ec 8 deskew 15 MASTER

7:367->168 10:00:00:27:f8:ee:ee:00 22 deskew 15 MASTER

8:383->232 10:00:00:27:f8:dd:dd:6c 12 deskew 15 MASTER

 

switchshow


Index Slot Port Address Media Speed State Proto
============================================================
0 1 0 060000 id N8 Online FC E-Port 10:00:00:05:1e:ff:ff:00 "Switch_A" (upstream)(Trunk master)

135 1 23 068740 id N8 Online FC E-Port 10:00:00:05:1e:ff:ff:00 "Switch_A" (Trunk master)

271 1 47 0687c0 id N8 Online FC E-Port 10:00:00:27:f8:cc:cc:ec "Switch_C" (Trunk master)

287 2 47 0697c0 id N8 Online FC E-Port 10:00:00:27:f8:cc:cc:ec "Switch_C" (Trunk master)

231 11 23 06e740 id N8 Online FC E-Port 10:00:00:27:f8:ee:ee:00 "Switch_E" (Trunk master)

367 11 47 06e7c0 id N8 Online FC E-Port 10:00:00:27:f8:ee:ee:00 "Switch_E" (Trunk master)

247 12 23 06f740 id N8 Online FC E-Port 10:00:00:27:f8:dd:dd:6c "Switch_D" (Trunk master)

383 12 47 06f7c0 id N8 Online FC E-Port 10:00:00:27:f8:dd:dd:6c "Switch_D" (Trunk master)

 

 

Thanks in advance.

Frequent Contributor
Posts: 141
Registered: ‎05-26-2009

Re: Trunk grouping -verification

Yes, these port groups are called "trunk groups" for exactly that reason.

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