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Query regarding APA

EU-Admins-UNIX
Regular Advisor

Query regarding APA

Hi

 

I need to know if my APA configuration is correct.  SMH is showing down NICs.  Is this correct, or should all NIC's show as up?

 

I believe our ultimate aim is to widen bandwi

 

I attach some outputs that may help.

 

extract from hp_apaconf

 

#####################################################################
#  The HP_APA_INIT_ARGS and HP_APA_START_LA_PPA are reserved by HP.
#  They are NOT user changable.
HP_APA_START_LA_PPA=900
HP_APA_INIT_ARGS="HP_APA_LOAD_BALANCE_MODE HP_APA_GROUP_CAPABILITY HP_APA_HOT_STANDBY HP_APA_MANUAL_LA HP_APA_INIT HP_APA_KEY"
#####################################################################

HP_APA_DEFAULT_PORT_MODE=MANUAL

# End of hp_apaconf configuration file
#  The HP_APA_INIT_ARGS are reserved by HP.  They are NOT user changable.
HP_APA_START_LA_PPA=900
HP_APA_DEFAULT_PORT_MODE=MANUAL

HP_APA_INIT_ARGS="HP_APA_LOAD_BALANCE_MODE HP_APA_GROUP_CAPABILITY HP_APA_HOT_STANDBY HP_APA_MANUAL_LA HP_APA_INIT HP_APA_KEY"

# End of hp_apaconf configuration file
HP_APA_INTERFACE_NAME[0]=lan900
HP_APA_LOAD_BALANCE_MODE[0]=LB_MAC
HP_APA_HOT_STANDBY[0]=off
HP_APA_GROUP_CAPABILITY[0]=5
HP_APA_KEY[0]=
HP_APA_MANUAL_LA[0]=0,3,5

 

lanscan

 

Hardware Station        Crd Hdw   Net-Interface  NM  MAC       HP-DLPI DLPI
Path     Address        In# State NamePPA        ID  Type      Support Mjr#
0/0/8/1/0/4/0 0x000F202B1517 0   UP    lan0 snap0     1   ETHER     Yes     119
1/0/1/1/0/4/0 0x000F202B8292 1   UP    lan1 snap1     2   ETHER     Yes     119
1/0/4/1/0 0x00306E5DACCC 2   UP    lan2 snap2     3   ETHER     Yes     119
1/0/6/1/0 0x00306E5DAD4E 4   UP    lan4 snap4     5   ETHER     Yes     119
LinkAgg0 0x00306E5DACCD 900 UP    lan900 snap900 8   ETHER     Yes     119
LinkAgg1 0x000000000000 901 DOWN  lan901 snap901 9   ETHER     Yes     119
LinkAgg2 0x000000000000 902 DOWN  lan902 snap902 10  ETHER     Yes     119
LinkAgg3 0x000000000000 903 DOWN  lan903 snap903 11  ETHER     Yes     119
LinkAgg4 0x000000000000 904 DOWN  lan904 snap904 12  ETHER     Yes     119

 

SMH

 

                          SMH-> Networking and Communications-> Network Interfaces Configuration-> Network Interface Cards
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Interface Name    Subsystem    Hardware Path    Interface State    Interface Type    IPv4 Address      IPv6 Address
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
lan0              igelan       0/0/8/1/0/4/0    down               1000Base-T        Not Configured    Not Configured
lan1              igelan       1/0/1/1/0/4/0    down               1000Base-T        Not Configured    Not Configured
lan2              iether       1/0/4/1/0        down               1000Base-T        Not Configured    Not Configured
lan4              iether       1/0/6/1/0        up                 1000Base-T        Not Configured    Not Configured

 

                           SMH-> Networking and Communications-> Network Interfaces Configuration-> Auto Port Aggregation
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Interface Name   Subsystem   Interface State   Ports in Link Aggregate   Mode     IPv4 Address     IPv6 Address
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
lan900           hp_apa      UP*               3,5,0                     MANUAL   10.x.x.xx        Not Configured
lan1             igelan      DOWN              Standalone                MANUAL   Not Configured   Not Configured
lan2             iether      DOWN              Standalone                MANUAL   Not Configured   Not Configured
lan4             iether      UP                Standalone                MANUAL   Not Configured   Not Configured

Regards

 

Tariq