Configuring Virtual Wire Features > Overview > Support for Many to One Port Associations
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Support for Many to One Port Associations
Currently, when you configure port associations for Virtual Wire mode, you can specify a single port for a master and a single port for a slave. This is a limitation for use cases when the traffic needs to be spread out across several ports.
Netvisor now provides the ability to specify multiple ports for master and slave parameters for port-associations in virtual-wire mode.
CLI network-admin@Leaf1 > port-association-create name PA_1 master-ports 1 slave-ports 2,3 virtual-wire
CLI network-admin@Leaf1 > port-association-create name PA_2 master-ports 2 slave-ports 1,3 virtual-wire
The parameter, monitor-ports, is added to allow for ports that are not tracked by the port-association.
CLI network-admin@Leaf1 > CLI> port-association-create name PA_1 master-ports 1 slave-ports 2 monitor-ports 3 virtual-wire
CLI network-admin@Leaf1 > CLI> port-association-create name PA_2 master-ports 2 slave-ports 1 monitor-ports 3 virtual-wire
These commands create the same set of port-associations except that when ports 1 or 2 goes down, port 3 is not affected.