Brocade Fibre Channel Networking Community

Expand all | Collapse all

ISL without Trunking License

  • 1.  ISL without Trunking License

    Posted 07-07-2014 07:45 PM
    Hi all,

    Someone could explain me how 2 Switches communicate between each other when we connect 2 ISL's without Trunking License. One link keeps offline or both link are used?

    Without Trunking License is possible to configure load balancing between 2 ISL's?

    Thanks!
    Regards
    Luis
    #BrocadeFibreChannelNetworkingCommunity


  • 2.  Re: ISL without Trunking License

    Posted 07-08-2014 12:41 AM

    Hi Luis,

     

    when you connect 2 ISL (each ISL is 2Gbps or more) between two FC-Switches both links will be used.

    If you have Exchanged-Based Routing Policy (this is the default) DLS (Dynamic Load Sharing) is active.

     

     


    #BrocadeFibreChannelNetworkingCommunity