Assigns this Ethernet port to a channel group. Ethernet ports can be aggregated to form a channel group. They can be aggregated to form a minimum of one and maximum of two channel groups. A port can be a member of only one channel group at a time.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Access Points — AP505i, AP510i/e, AP560i/h
  • Service Platforms — NX5500, NX7500, NX9500, NX9600, VX9000


channel-group <1-4>


channel-group <1-4>
<1-4> Specifies a channel group number from 1 - 4. The number of channel groups supported varies with the device type. For example:
  • NX5500 – Supports three channel groups
  • NX75XX – Supports four channel groups
  • NX95XX – Supports two channel groups
    Note: RFS4000 – Supports three channel groups.


nx9500-6C8809(config-profile-default-rfs4000-if-ge1)#channel-group 1

nx9500-6C8809(config-profile-default-rfs4000-if-ge1)#show context
 interface ge1
  ip dhcp trust
  qos trust dscp
  qos trust 802.1p
  channel-group 1

Related Commands

no Removes the channel group to which this port belongs