Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Port bonding, part of CompTIA Network+ Exam Prep (N10-006) Part 5: Advanced IP Networking.
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- I've got two switches here that are trunked together…through one single trunk line.…And, well, I've got a problem.…I have so many devices working on these two switches,…well clearly they're not plugged in right now,…but normally they are,…that my trunk line is getting overwhelmed.…And I need to come up with some way…to increase the bandwidth of my trunk line.…Now, I guess I could buy new switches…that were higher speed,…but I'd like to keep using what I have.…So what we're gonna do is…we're gonna do something called Port Bonding.…
Now Port Bonding has about a bazillion names to it.…It's called link aggregation, channel bonding,…port trunking, NIC trunking, NIC teaming.…There's a million different names for this,…but CompTIA concentrates on the term Port Bonding,…and that's what I want us to concentrate on.…So, what we're gonna be doing here,…is we're gonna go through a process of taking…two ports on each one of these devices,…and by the way, this is not limited too,…you can do it with more than two if you'd like,…
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