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CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification Guide by David Hucaby

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Chapter 6. Aggregating Switch Links

This chapter covers the following topics that you need to master for the CCNP SWITCH exam:

Switch Port Aggregation with EtherChannel—This section discusses the concept of aggregating, or “bundling,” physical ports into a single logical link. Methods for load balancing traffic across the physical links also are covered.

EtherChannel Negotiation Protocols—This section discusses two protocols that dynamically negotiate and control EtherChannels: Port Aggregation Protocol (PAgP), a Cisco proprietary protocol, and Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP), a standards-based protocol.

EtherChannel Configuration—This section discusses the Catalyst switch commands needed to configure EtherChannel.

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