Configures the duplex-mode (that is the data transmission mode) for this port channel interface

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Service Platforms — NX5500, NX7500, NX9500, NX9600, VX9000


duplex [auto|half|full]


duplex [auto|half|full]
duplex [auto|half|full] Configures the mode of data transmission as auto, full, or half
  • auto – Select this option to enable the controller, service platform, or access point to dynamically duplex as port channel performance needs dictate. This is the default setting.
  • full – Select this option to simultaneously transmit data to and from the port channel.
  • half – Select this option to send data over the port channel, then immediately receive data from the same direction in which the data was transmitted.


nx9500-6C8809(config-profile-testNX9000-if-port-channel1)#duplex full

nx9500-6C8809(config-profile-testNX9000-if-port-channel1)#show context
 interface port-channel1
  description "This port-channel is for enabling dynamic LACP."
  duplex full

Related Commands

no Reverts the duplex-mode to the default value (auto)