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  1. Can you run virtual gateway redundancy (HSRP, VRRP, GLBP) over access – to – distribution lines that are running etherchannel as well?

  2. Jason,
    This depends on how the access layer connects to the distribution layer. A single Etherchannel is not supported between one physical switch and two different physical switches (unless those two switches using Stackwise, VSS, or vPC). By this, I meaning the following is NOT allowed:

                            ---------Distribution SW1 
    Access ---- Etherchannel                         --------VRRP
                            ---------Distribution SW2

    You can, however, have Etherchanel across two links that connect two switches together. So, in the case below

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