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82574L & 82578DM no LACP group possible - AMT is blocking

Hi,

I am using a Supermicro C7SIM-Q Motherboard with WIN 7 pro.

I want to build a group of the two onboard NICs 82574L & 82578DM to run LACP ().

As soon as select IEEE 802.3ad I get a popup: AMT activated devices cannot be added to 802.ad-, SLA- or VMLB-groups.

I disabled AMT in the BIOS and deinstalled the Intel Security Software.

What can I do?

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Hi Quidolin,

 

 

Good day. From what I know teaming is not supported on AMT capable devices.

 

 

rgds,

 

wb

 

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Thank you for the post.

But: what does that mean?

The Intel NICs and the SW driver are supposed to support teaming.

What does "AMT capable devices" mean?

Isn't there any possibility to disable this capability?

Best regards, Quidolin

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Hi Quidolin,

 

 

The AMT capable devices refers to the device that support Intel Active Management Technology. You may refer to this link http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/intel-active-management-technolog... for the technology

 

 

Your concern seems to be similar to the user at this post https://communities.intel.com/thread/40952 https://communities.intel.com/thread/40952, you may check this link for reference (for your reference only) . hope this help.

 

 

Thanks,

 

wb

 

 

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Hi Quidonlin,

 

 

Please feel free to update me if you have other inquiries.

 

 

rgs,

 

wb

 

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Dear wb,

thank you, that was very helpful!

One more question, in this link. /thread/40952 https://communities.intel.com/thread/40952,

there is mentioned that an add-on NIC card will work and there are recommandations for a single port and a dual port card.

Before you mentioned, that teaming is not supported by AMT capable devices.

So, would it work to add a single port card and team it with the internal (AMT capable NIC)?

If I understood right, a dual port NIC is needed, right?

I have here an Intel - PRO/1000 PT Dual Port PCIe Adapter, I hope that one will work.

THX and best regards,

Quidolin

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Hi Quidolin,

 

 

Thank you for the update. Teaming is achieved when there is on server adapter (that supports teaming) is present in the team. Intel PRO 1000 PT dual port server adapter supports teaming.

 

 

You can add a single port adapter(as long as this adapter supports teaming)

 

 

You may refer to this teaming information page for more information:

 

 

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products/000005667.html

 

 

thanks,

 

wb

 

 

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Hi Quidolin,

 

 

Additional information. You can team the two ports of the PRO/1000 PT dual port server adapter without adding another adapter for link aggregation implementation. If you will implement AFT (adaptive fault tolerance) you need to add another adapter for fault tolerance purpose.

 

 

Thanks,

 

wb

 

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