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Add a Link Aggregation


You are here: Network > Connectivity > Link Aggregation.

To add a link aggregation:

  1. Click the add icon (+) on the upper right side of the Link Aggregation page.

    The Create Link Aggregation page appears.

  2. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
  3. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel.

Table 1: Fields on the Create Link Aggregation Page



General Settings

AE Name

Enter the aggregated interface name.

Note: If an aggregated interface already exists, then the field is displayed as read-only.


Select the interface available for aggregation and move to Selected column using right arrow.

Note: Only interfaces that are configured with the same speed can be selected together for a LAG.

Advanced Settings

LACP Configuration

Specifies global Link Aggregation Control Protocol configuration.


Select a mode in which Link Aggregation Control Protocol packets are exchanged between the interfaces. The modes are:

  • Active—Indicates that the interface initiates transmission of LACP packets

  • Passive—Indicates that the interface only responds to LACP packets.


Select a periodic transmissions of link aggregation control PDUs occur at different transmission rate. The options available are:

  • fast—Transmit link aggregation control PDUs every second.

  • slow—Transmit link aggregation control PDUs every 30 seconds.

System Priority

Click the arrow button to select the priority level that you want to associate with the LAG.

Link Protection

Enable or disable the option to protect the link.

Note: You can configure only two member links for an aggregated Ethernet interface, that is, one active and one standby.


Enable or disable the option to not to choose even if a higher priority link is available.


Enter a description for the LAG.

VLAN Tagging

Enable or disable VLAN tagging for a LAG.

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