CCNA Practice Exam Test Sample – Question 87

A network administrator creates a layer 3 EtherChannel, bundling four interfaces into channel group 1. On what interface is the IP address configured?

A. the port-channel 1 interface
B. the highest number member interface
C. all member interfaces
D. the lowest number member interface

Correct Answer: A
Section: LAN Switching Technologies

Explanation:
To create an EtherChannel interface and assign its IP address and subnet mask, use the following steps beginning in global configuration mode:
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The IP address is assigned to the port channel interface, not the underlying physical member interfaces.
Reference: http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/switches/lan/catalyst2948gand4908g/12-0_7_w5_15d/configuration/guide/config/ether_ch.html