How to FAILOVER and RECOVER Etherchannel in VIOS ?

Answer :

To fail over and recover we need to execute "ethchan_config -f entX" the state of the Etherchannel will fail over or recover based on it state.


# lsdev | grep ent
ent0       Available 01-00       PCIe4 2-port 100GbE RoCE Adapter x16 (b315191014103506)
ent1       Available 01-01       PCIe4 2-port 100GbE RoCE Adapter x16 (b315191014103506)
ent2       Available             EtherChannel / IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation
# lsattr -El ent2 | grep ent         
adapter_names   ent0           EtherChannel Adapters                                          True
backup_adapter  ent1           Adapters to use when the primary channel fails                 True

# ethchan_config -f ent2

# errpt
IDENTIFIER TIMESTAMP  T C RESOURCE_NAME  DESCRIPTION
59224136   0418080720 P H ent2           ETHERCHANNEL FAILOVER
#
# ethchan_config -f ent2
#
# errpt
IDENTIFIER TIMESTAMP  T C RESOURCE_NAME  DESCRIPTION
8650BE3F   0418080820 I H ent2           ETHERCHANNEL RECOVERY
59224136   0418080720 P H ent2           ETHERCHANNEL FAILOVER


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