vSohill
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Is VPC reuqired for LBT

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Hi,

If I have one host connected with 2 pNIC connected to two different physical switches. Load balancing is LBT and active active for nic failover order. Do I need VPC between those tow physical switches ?

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larstr
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No, you don't need VPC.

Lars

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larstr
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No, you don't need VPC.

Lars

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hussainbte
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if there is VPC enabled? will this configuration work?

route based on physical nic load with both nics active

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larstr
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No, it will not work. Route based on physical nic load with both nics active means that a single VM will only be active on a single physical nic at one time. If the load on the physical nic becomes high, one or more VMs will move to a different physical nic and when they move the movement will be announced with gratuitous arps.

Lars