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"bonding" is the Linux-term for link aggregation.

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Monitor Bonded Interface for Disconnection

I am trying to monitor for network failures on a machine, and one portion of that is to monitor interfaces that are intended to be active also be "RUNNING". An Ethernet port, such as eth0, will say ...
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NIC Teaming HP Server running Win2003

I'm new to server NIC TEaming. I have a HP ProLiant DL360 G4p running Win2003 with 2 NICs , only one is currently active. I'd like to activate the 2nd NIC connected (in a active/passive state) to a ...
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Linux NIC Bonding Issue (CentOS 4 / RHEL 3)

I am having an issue with bonding NICs on CentOS 4. It appears the bonding driver does work, but it is stuck in round-robin mode and I am trying to get to active-backup. The current config is: ...
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3 Servers, 2 Work Fine, One Has Network Issues

i have 3 servers, all relatively the same hardware/config, etc. I run some data pulls on all 3, and on 2 of them, they have 1 nic, and they work fine. On the other , there are 2 nics, and unless they ...
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Cisco ASA bonding/teaming/port-channel capabilities

This seemed to me like a really simple question that I would be able to answer by myself but I have not been able to find any info on this subject. I have a Cisco ASA 5510 which has 4 FastEthernet ...
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Windows 2003 Domain Controller Very Upset about NIC Teaming

I set up BACS (Broadcom Teaming) to team two NIC on a Windows 2003 Active Directory Domain Controller. Networking still works okay, I can ping the gateway etc, but both DNS and Active Directory fail ...
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How to Set Linux Bonding Interface to Gigabit

I have enabled Linux active backup mode bonding. Each interface is a gigabit interface, but the bond interface seems to end up at 100 Megabit: bonding: bond0: Warning: failed to get speed and duplex ...
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Intel and Broadcom Windows Teaming Equivalents to Linux Active-Backup Bonding

I am planning on teaming the NICs on all my servers so each NIC is connected to a different switch. These switches will then be trunked. I don't care about more throughput, this is just failover, ...
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VMWare Server and Linux NIC Bonding

If I am running VMWare server on a Linux host, and the VMs are using bridged network, will the VMs know to failover to the other NIC? I don't have a clear picture of how VMWare bridged networking ...
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VPN & Separate Internet Connection Bonding

I'm currently working with a large charity which has about 50 offices, each are interconnected with a dedicated VPN, which they use to access their secure database system, internal websites along with ...
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Setting up server in 3rd world… what are my options for aggregating cheap internet connections?

I work in the third world at an educational ministry. We're setting up in a new office and need to decide on an Internet package. Because the (only) telecom business has figured out that government ...
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ESX(i) Interface Bonding ala Linux?

I'm planning to virtualize some Linux hosts that I've got, and I'm going to be putting ESXi on the physical machines. Currently, I've got two switches set up for redundancy, and I've got bonding setup ...
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Bonding with 2 NIC's and 2 reserves?

I have a server with 4 ports (2 adapters with two ports each). I want to connect two ports to the local switch and two other ports to the external switch. This local switch has an uplink to the ...
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Bond4 Configuration over 6 nic - help needed

I need to connect 6 nic to a single bond, while 2 of the nics are Broadcom and the other 4 are Intel, on RHEL5.4. Two questions please: 1. Is this configuration possible and what are ...
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Instabilities with Bridged and bonded interfaces

I did post yesterday to get a working setup with several bridged interfaces used for virtual machines (KVM/libvirt). One of the bridged interface is just using eth3 as its ports while the second ...
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Link aggregation with DSL and Ethernet, and different ISP's?

We're a webdev company that has outgrown its ADSL bandwidth. It's currently 4/1 Mbit/s and due to distance we can't simply get faster DSL, whether ADSL or SDSL. Stacking multiple DSL connections is ...
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Bonding Nics with Linux to get better performance

I am trying to bond two nics together to get better performance. I have two 1000MBps Intel Nics. When I had one nic I was running some benchmarks getting 106 MB/s. This is pretty close to 1GBps. So I ...
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VLAN across switches with teamed NIC ports

I'm having trouble configuring a VLAN across two switches (switch A is Cisco 3750G and switch be is a HP Procurve 2824) with Win2k8 R2 servers set up with teamed NIC ports and Gb1 landing on switch A ...
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Bonding iSCSI connection Linux

simple Question: how can i utilize two or more ethernet interfaces on target and initiator to have fail-over to use bandwith of all interfaces Answers? My Setup: both systems run linux and have ...
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VMWare Fusion: Bridged Network Using a Bonded NIC

I'm attempting to set up a virtual machine in VMWare Fusion (2.0.5) but am having issues getting bridged networking to start. Whenever I start a virtual machine that I wish to use bridged networking I ...
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bond0 and xen = crash

Bonding with xen 1 - Stop all guests. Reboot dom0 after running "chkconfig xend off" and "chkconfig xendomains off". 2 - Configure bond0 by enslaving eth0 and eth1 to it. I added the below two entries ...
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Server hangs on “bringing up interface bond0”

Server is HP DL380 running Red Hat 4. Server is cloned by swapping drives in raid. When starting in new server, kudzu finds 4 nics removed, 4 nics added, and adds default ifcfg-eth0 - 4 in ...
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2 DSL lines…any benefit?

I have Verizon DSL in my office, I put DSL in about a year ago for $29.95 month...I added a new phone line recently and it was cheaper to actually get it bundled with DSL so now I have two DSL ...
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Gigabit Teaming or Bonding

I'm using dell 2950 server with RHEL 5.3 with XEN kernel default i need to do bonding of my 2 giga nic which i'm using one of the script for that as follow: ifcfg-bond0 DEVICE=bond0 BOOTPROTO=none ...
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How to properly setup a server “teaming” across multiple NIC's in windows server 2008?

Ok, I have read about installing multiple nic's in a server and expanding the throughput capabilities through load balancing. I might be using this term incorrectly. Now, depending on the application, ...
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Link Aggregation between Xserve G4 running Leopard Server and Netgear GSM7224

I've got a dual 1.33GHz G4 Xserve running Mac OS X 10.5.2 Server (I'll try upgrading to 10.5.7 shortly) with two Gigabit Ethernet NICs that is a backup storage server. I attempted to configure it for ...
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What would you say is the best current Link Balancer solution out there?

Rather than a server load balancer, I may have a need for an actual internet link balancing application that allows me to share incoming and outgoing traffic between 2 or more ISP connections (or even ...
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What Linux Bonding Mode Is Appropriate For ATA Over Ethernet?

I'm using AoE (ATA Over Ethernet) on a Linux NAS with bonded gigabit nics. I'm curious as to which bonding mode is most appropriate for use with AoE? (balance-rr, balance-xor, 802.3, etc) I'm using ...
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Is anyone using RAIN?

I just came across RAIN, Redundant Array of Independent Network interfaces, aka Channel Bonding for the first time. Is this a technology which is worth implementing? Any pitfalls? Or would one be ...
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NIC bonding with two uplinks

Is bonding the preferred way of implementing ISP redundancy? In the texts I've seen, bond device has a netmask, gateway of it's own. How can this be obtained if there are two different gateways from ...
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How to achieve 2-gigabit total throughput on Linux using the bonding driver?

For this application I am less concerned with high availability than I am with total throughput. I have one IP address on the server end, and I want to be able to send more than 1-gigabit of traffic ...
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VMWare ESX 3.5 - how to configure VM vSwitch for teaming?

I thought I could figure this out but can't. I'm trying to take vmnic2 and vmnic3 and create a vSwitch for just the VM's to use. I can do this part just fine. But I can't seem to team them ...
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Multiplexed 1 Gbps Ethernet?

Is it possible to multiplex two (or more) 1Gbps Ethernet into a single logical connection? Is it common place? Advisable? Stupid? Other considerations? I ask because my hosting partner's network ...
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Help on configuring a switch to make 802.3ad link aggregation work

I have a switch (SRW2024) which supports both jumbo frames and link aggregation. I've got 2 servers (each of them has 2x Gbit nic, working under kernel) that I want to connect to a filestorage ...