Refer to the exhibit. A network administrator has connected two switches together using EtherChannel technology. If STP is running, what will be the end result?

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Refer to the exhibit. A network administrator has connected two switches together using EtherChannel technology. If STP is running, what will be the end result?

CCNA 2 v7 Switching Routing and Wireless Essentials-Version-Final-Answers-17

  • STP will block one of the redundant links.
  • The switches will load balance and utilize both EtherChannels to forward packets.
  • The resulting loop will create a broadcast storm.
  • Both port channels will shutdown.

Explanation: Cisco switches support two protocols for negotiating a channel between two switches: LACP and PAgP. PAgP is Cisco-proprietary. In the topology shown, the switches are connected to each other using redundant links. By default, STP is enabled on switch devices. STP will block redundant links to prevent loops.

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