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Explorer11
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RV340 LAN LAG Aggregation

Hi,

 

I'm using the RV340 router. I'm wondering if it works to use LAG1 with a dumb switch. What does LAG1 actually do? How does it aggregate the connection?

 

Thanks!

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balaji.bandi
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LAG does not work with Dumb switch/Hub, it required LAG compatible Switch.,

 

LAG- Link AGreegation  - means  it combines the 2 X link to 1 = example 2X 1Gb link = 2GB Link

 

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What do you mean by "LAG compatible"? The RV340 uses "static" bonding, so I'm not aware of any protocol requirements like with LACP.

 

RV Model does not support LACP, it supports static(not dynamic) link aggregation with Trunk option with the neighbor device/Switch.

 

 

 

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Thanks. This is an area where the documentation could use improvement. It says almost nothing about this feature and it would be helpful to understand.

 


@balaji.bandi wrote:

RV Model does not support LACP, it supports static(not dynamic) link aggregation with Trunk option with the neighbor device/Switch.

 


So, to clarify, this is not a fallback solution (passive) but an "active" bond where the ports are added together in a trunk. Correct?

Depends on how you configure both side (RV with partner device)

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@balaji.bandi wrote:

RV Model does not support LACP, it supports static(not dynamic) link aggregation with Trunk option with the neighbor device/Switch.

 


Also, is it layer 2 (based on MAC addresses)? Layer 3? Both?

Thanks.