LACP Frames / Level3 Transport

Rob Laidlaw laidlaw at consecro.com
Tue May 24 04:29:52 UTC 2016


Yes.  Many vendors are using l2vpn/pseudo-wire services of one sort or
another to provide circuits and most do not transport LACP by default.

LACP uses slow-protocols address:
https://wiki.wireshark.org/LinkAggregationControlProtocol

If they are using ALU gear, they can enable this using the port command:

configure port <port> ethernet lacp-tunnel



On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 12:08 AM Colton Conor <colton.conor at gmail.com>
wrote:

> What is performing the LACP? The Level3 transport system for the most part
> is purley optical, so I don't think it touches LACP. Did you check the hash
> values?
>
> On Sun, May 22, 2016 at 2:55 PM, Nevin Gonsalves via NANOG <
> nanog at nanog.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Nanog-ers,
> > Hoping someone may have come across a similar issue. Has anyone ever seen
> > a situation where maybe like a Level3 transport system could be possibly
> > dropping LACP frames..?
> > End point A -  tx and rx counts incrementing for LACP
> >  LACP info:        Role     System             System      Port    Port
> >  Port                              priority          identifier  priority
> >  number   key       et-0/0/0.0     Actor        127  5c:45:27:6d:2a:c0
> >   127      56    16      et-0/0/0.0   Partner          1
> 00:00:00:00:00:00
> >       127      56    16    LACP Statistics:       LACP Rx     LACP Tx
> > Unknown Rx   Illegal Rx      et-0/0/0.0              6925
> 6922
> >            0            0
> > End Point B - no RX, partner macs are 0s..
> >   LACP info:        Role     System             System      Port    Port
> >  Port                              priority          identifier  priority
> >  number   key       et-9/1/0.0     Actor        127  5c:45:27:77:d6:c4
> >   127      68    16      et-9/1/0.0   Partner          1
> 00:00:00:00:00:00
> >         1      68    16    LACP Statistics:       LACP Rx     LACP Tx
> > Unknown Rx   Illegal Rx       et-9/1/0.0                 0        6752
> >        0            0
> > Link works fine otherwise outside the aggregate and w/o LACP. Any inputs
> > will be greatly appreciated.
> > thanks,
> > -nevin
> >
>


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