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network port ifgrp show - command output displays "Port Participation: partial" for one of the ports

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • LACP
  • Network Switch


  • The output of the command  "network port ifgrp show" displays  "Port Participation: partial" for one of the ports
  • From the packet trace in the packet from the LACP protocol we can see the following flag:
Link Aggregation Control Protocol
    LACP Version: 0x01
    TLV Type: Actor Information (0x01)
    TLV Length: 0x14
    Actor System Priority: 32768
    Actor System ID: HewlettP_24:e4:83 (d8:94:03:xx:yy:zz)  <------ this is the MAC address of the switch
    Actor Key: 5
    Actor Port Priority: 32768
    Actor Port: 41
    Actor State: 0x01, LACP Activity
        .... ...1 = LACP Activity: Active
        .... ..0. = LACP Timeout: Long Timeout
        .... .0.. = Aggregation: Individual <------------------------------------------------------------
        .... 0... = Synchronization: Out of Sync
        ...0 .... = Collecting: Disabled
        ..0. .... = Distributing: Disabled
        .0.. .... = Defaulted: No
        0... .... = Expired: No

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