LACP (Link Aggregation Control Protocol) support as PAM Server bonding mode.

Idea created by Jordi-Palomeras-i-Porta Employee on Jun 27, 2018
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    • raul.lobo
    • tremo01
    • Joseph Fry
    • Jordi-Palomeras-i-Porta
    • Miquel-Gilibert-i-Sunye
    • marco_miranda_te

    Some customers using networks devices configured to use LACP find the ports where the PAM bonded NICs are plugged in, as 'inactive' or 'disconnected':

     

     

    It should be great to add LACP (Link Aggregation Control Protocol) support as PAM Server bonding mode.

    As per Configure Network Settings ALB (Adaptative Load Balancing) and AB (Active Backup) are currently supported and we do not support LACP (Link Aggregation Control Protocol) as bonding mode (it does not appear in the drop down list):

     

    PAM Server supported bonding modes

     

    As per LACP – How to Configure Network Bonding in Linux it seems that most linux flavors, including Debian, supports LACP, so adding this feature seems to be a reasonable option.