port sharing configuration Summit x460-48t (server switch)

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I have multiple Summit x460-48t for servers on our LAN, currently only 1gb uplink to the Cores ( BD 8810) I want to increase the uplink to 2GB using port sharing, using the 4 SFP ports, 2  for the Active core uplink and 2 for the standby, what will be the best algorithm configuration for this scenario (my first time configuring one, on theBD-8810 there's a port sharing between the active and passive core of 3 ports using address based L2, I was thinking of using same configuration. What do you suggest?

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Karina
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Karina Del Moral

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Karthik Mohandoss, Employee

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Hi Karina,

I believe you have two core switches when you say active and standby, do they run VRRP ?

If yes then
here is an article where MLAG basic design and configuration is well explained.

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-configure-MLAG-in-Extreme-switches

in addition to the MLAG setup you can make VRRP active-active which can load balance as well.

please see if this helps...
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They are running ESRP, at the moment I will not be doing any major changes directly on the core, I want to increase the server switch uplink from 1gb to 2gb using the SFP ports, but, I will need to configure the share port on the core too... I will take a look to the link you send out.

Thank you very much for your response!
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Hi Karina,

Since you are building MLAG in ESRP environment make sure you add the MLAG and ISC ports as ESRP host-attach ports.