LACP Primer – vSphere 5.5

LACP is a channel having two physical switches with a single link between. But hey what happens if we add a second physical link there? Oh yes, you will get a bridging loop. However switches have inbuilt mechanisms, which is Continue reading LACP Primer – vSphere 5.5

Much awaited LACP enhancement – vSphere 5.5

In vSphere 5.1, LACP implementation has some constraints and those were: Supports only one LAG per VDS per host. All uplinks in the dvuplink port group are included in this LAG. Only the IP hash load balancing algorithm is supported. Continue reading Much awaited LACP enhancement – vSphere 5.5

Load Based Teaming & IP Hash – Both Together Huh !!

Let me ask you this question.   How many of you have seen LBT and IP Hash working together in a single VMware vDS?   Interestingly enough one of my friend was working on a project that has decided to Continue reading Load Based Teaming & IP Hash – Both Together Huh !!