05-28-2013 02:12 AM
I installed about virtual-wire link aggregation. (image1.png & image2.png)
all members of 'ae1' are ethernet 1/3 , 1/5 , 1/7.
all members of 'ae2' are ethernet 1/4 , 1/6 , 1/8.
all members of 'ae2' was disconnected when I had removed ethernet 1/3. (image3.png)
They was connected after 5 seconds.(image4.png)
The device is enabled link state pass through.
Are this situation and result right??
05-28-2013 02:28 AM
05-28-2013 02:37 AM
Link state passed through should be up if any of the ports are up .However, It is STRONGLY recommended to set up individual virtual-wires in your aggregation instead of using aggregate ethernet interfaces in virtual wires.
1> There issues with LACP if it¹s being used.
2>Session hashing will make it impossible to predict which egress port will be selected based on the ingress port.
Advantage Of Multiple V-WIRES : If you set up multiple virtual wires, you¹ll know exactly where the packet will come out based on the ingress interface.
05-29-2013 12:52 AM
From release note of PAN 5.0.5:
Link Aggregation—The PA-500 and PA-2000 Series devices now support link aggregation. Note that link aggregation on virtual wire interfaces is not supported on the PA-2000 Series due to a hardware limitation. By assigning common ingress and common egress zones, two or more virtual wires may still be used on the PA-2000 Series in environments where adjacent devices are performing link aggregation.
Maybe it will be usefull for you
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