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RE: Hashing Algorithm [7:87438] posted 04/19/2004
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The fog finally clears...

So, with regards to etherchannel, the hashing algorithm is simply a logical
means for the switch to RANDOMLY select which link in a bundle to use.

It is assumed that what ever is being used to hash (last 4 bits in a
mac-address, ect) will occur equally (statistically) across a  network.
Therefore, over time, the traffic across all channels in the bundle should
be evenly distributed (ideally).

Okay. I get it now.

Thanks for the help.

Tell Allicsirp I said hello. :-)

BT


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