Figure 7. Ethernet port aggregation
Set Up Ethernet Port Aggregation
If you are connecting a switch, make sure that your switch supports 802.3ad LACP.
To set up Ethernet port aggregation:
1. Set up Ethernet port aggregation on your device before connecting it to your router.
Note: If your device supports a static link aggregation group (LAG) only, you must
enable static mode before you connect your device to Ethernet ports 4 and 5 on the
router. See Step 3 for more information about how to enable static mode on your
For information about how to set up Ethernet port aggregation on your router or
computer, see the documentation that came with your router or computer.
2. Connect your device to Ethernet ports 4 and 5 on the router.
3. Log in to your router and enable Ethernet port aggregation:
a. Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is connected to
the router network.
b. Enter http://www.routerlogin.net.
A login window opens.
c. Enter the router admin user name and password.
The user name is admin. The password is the one that you specified the first time
that you logged in. The user name and password are case-sensitive.
The BASIC Home page displays.
d. Select ADVANCED > Advanced Setup > Ethernet Port Aggregation.
The Ethernet Port Aggregation page displays.
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