Defining port-channel advanced settings

You can configure advanced port-channel properties using the port-channel Advanced Configuration template.


Complete the following steps to create a port-channel Advanced Configuration template.

  1. From the XClarity Administrator menu bar, click Provisioning > Switch Configuration Templates. The Switch Configuration Templates page is displayed.
  2. Click Port Channel > Advanced Configuration in the left navigation, and then click the Create icon (Create icon).
  3. In the Create New Template dialog, specify the following information.
    • Enter a name and description for the template.

    • Specify a port channel ID (port aggregator interface) to update. This can be a number from 1-4095.

    • Choose whether individual ports remain active when LACP fails. This can be one of the following values.

      • Active. (default) Enables LACP unconditionally.

      • Suspend. Disables LACP .

    • Specify the minimum number of links that must be up for the port channel to be considered up. This can be a number from 1 – 32.

  4. Click Create to save the template, or click Create and Deploy to save and immediately deploy the template to one or more managed rack switches.

    For information about deploying a template, see Deploying switch-configuration templates to a target switch