Configuring or removing a backup adapter on an existing EtherChannel or Link Aggregation

The following procedure configures or removes a backup adapter on an EtherChannel or Link Aggregation.

  1. Type smitty chinet and select the interface belonging to your EtherChannel. Change the Current STATE attribute to detach, and press Enter.
  2. On the command line, type smitty etherchannel.
  3. Select Change / Show Characteristics of an EtherChannel / Link Aggregation.
  4. Select the EtherChannel or Link Aggregation that you are adding or modifying the backup adapter on.
  5. Enter the adapter that you want to use as your backup adapter in the Backup Adapter field, or select NONE if you wish to stop using the backup adapter.