Yes, I realize that now after purchasing the item - it wasn't listed anywhere on the product page when I was researching. I'm not interested in buying a several thousand dollar layer 3 switch to only support 8 LAGs when I still need 10. I think I'll be returning this and buying another Netgear. Lesson learned, buy a Netgear.
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I just purchased a SG 200-50 managed L2 gigabit switch to replace a smaller Netgear GSM7224 24 port Managed L2 gigabit switch that's used for the backbone/main switch for the company network. On the Netgear, I had multiple LAGs setup for downlinks to managed switches in other parts of the building along with all our servers. In total, I had 10 LAGs; 5 for servers and 5 for switch downlinks. I simply ran out of ports on the Netgear so the SG-200-50 was a perfect upgrade. Unfortunately, after installing and somewhat configuring the switch I noticed I only had the option of making LAG 1-4. I upgraded to the newest firmware in hopes that I'd be able to get more LAGs, but no dice. In all the research I did nowhere did I find the switch only supported a maximum of 4 LAGs! I mean, who does that? 50 ports and you can only setup four LAGs? So right now I have the four LAGs setup to the most important servers, and a network wire unplugged on each downlink to the other switches; so instead of the trunked downlinks I now have a single 1G to each switch effectively cutting my network speed in half. What do I have to do in order to enable more than 4 LAGs? Yeah, I can create a 4+ port LAG to the Netgear, but that defeats the WHOLE purpose of getting this 50-port switch (I could have just gotten another GSM7224 instead). I'd return this and get our money back, but a 20% restocking fee on a $700 switch is obnoxious.
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