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  1. awesome lesson! is there a disadvantage on making them 1 logical switch then bundling the links using etherchannel?

  2. Hi Zaman,

    Switch virtualization is great for redundancy but it also simplifies your switching a bit. You’ll have less spanning-tree to deal with since all switches in the stack are one “logical” switch.

    What you use on the access layer really depends on your design and your budget. Normally we do have redundant connections from the access layer to the distribution layer.

    Rene

  3. Hi @the.prince.of.nyinyi,

    That’s something I will cover once I start with my Nexus material. Here’s quick example though:

    https://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/products/collateral/switches/nexus-7000-series-switches/configuration_guide_c07-543563.doc/_jcr_content/renditions/configuration_guide_c07-543563-2.jpg

    With VPC, you can configure a port channel on those Nexus 2000s with the physical links that connect to the 5000 switches. From the 2000’s perspective, it will appear as if it’s connected to a single switch.

  4. Hi Rene,
    this is very useful article, and it’s very important topic…thanks

    regards,

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