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

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Using a UTM with a Link Aggregrator

I consider changing my office's internet access infrastructure to multilpe ADSL lines aggregated with a link aggregator (Peplink B710). I plan to place my existing UTM (FortiGate-100A) after the ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Network Bonding — randomly dies

I've run out of ideas with this problem, so thought a SF question may help. We've a number of Ubuntu 9.10 servers which we've recently switch from single NICs to bonded NICs using standard kernel ...
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Etherchannel between Cisco Catalyst 3548 and Linux box

We have a Cisco 3548XL switch. Fa0/1 and Fa0/2 are configured with the: port group 1 option. This gives me this: switch#show etherchannel summary Flags: d - default D - ...
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How do I bond ADSL lines for VOIP?

We're using G711a as a codec, and I wanted to bond ADSL lines to give me the maximum possible upstream. I know that there can be issues of packet re-ordering etc; what is the 'right' way to do this? ...
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Nic bonding and ESXI

I was wondering something related a setup I was planning to do. I am redo doing my small vmware network to change to a better box as my iscsi target. Just like my old box this one has 2 gigabit ...
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Using twice NATTing and dns_Alg

I am trying to use twice nat along with dns_alg to support a framework, and take its measurements. I have a private network 192.168.0.0/24 this network contains www,dns,dhcp etc for its own ...
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Which switches can I use for Ethernet bonding?

I'm just about to configure a DELL PowerEdge T410 server with 2 network cards. I'm trying to decide for a network switch and I'll need to configure the server for link aggregation later. I read the ...
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Bonding and default gateway problem (CentOS)

I configured network bonding on two machine with centos 5.5. Bonding works well, but the problem is default gateway: it is not configured! I follow this tutorial. I added GATEWAY in both (and either) ...
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ISP Bonding with outgoing VPN and QOS - hardware, software?

My company has an office that is... at the end of a slow cable balsed link (6mbit / 0,5mbit up) with no real chance to get it faster (outskirts of the city, we tried). We may have an ugprade coming in ...
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Increase network bandwidth between 2 servers

Is it possible to increase the network bandwidth between 2 servers on Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 ? For example : Use 2 Gigabit NICs on each computer to have 2 Gigabits/sec between 2 machines ? ...
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Can multiple ip addreses be attached to a single network bonding device?

I am setting up an Ubuntu server for several hosting tasks that has 2 network cards and I have 5 ip addresses reserved for this server. From the bonding documentation I understand that it can easily ...
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Link Aggregation (Bonding) of OpenVPN TAP devices in Windows XP

Is there any way to bond two TAP devices in Windows XP into one network device? My ISP is, in theory, providing me with a 5Mb/s connection. However, my OpenVPN tap device can only reach ~100KB/s. ...
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Bonding 2 or more Gigabyte NIC together to get 2Gbps performance between 1 server and 1 client?

I have not gotten the server or the NIC yet, but here is the target setup: 1x Server 1x Client 1 or more NIC linked point to point between the Server & Client (No switch involved) So I am ...
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Bonding NICs with Procurve 1400-24G switch

I was looking to bond two or three NICs together to increase throughput. Now, this should be straight forward if done computer to computer, but since there are 3 computers involved which require ...
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Device to manage 2 dsl connections - failover, load balancing and bonding

I'm setting up an offsite DR facility on a budget. The office has 2 ADSL lines coming in to identical router/modem devices. I'm looking for a cost effective (cheap) way of joining the two connections ...
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vSphere NIC Teaming - Any reason for Active/Standby?

We're using ESXi and I'm wondering about the "NIC Teaming" options for our vSwitches. On a particular vSwitch with 2 NICs, is there any GOOD reason for configuring a NIC as Active and the other as ...
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NIC Active/Passive bonding with priority

I will configure a bond of three NIC's. I want to define which one will be first used and which NIC will be used as the second and third NIC when failover is done. Is this possible? Thanks
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Is there a better way to do bonded vlan tagged interfaces with XEN

We have a number of XEN servers all running CentOS or RHEL. The VM's that they run are all required to be on their own VLAN for no other reason than the customer expects them to be. Long story short ...
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Possible to aggregate broadband for a bonded upload?

I am looking for a way to aggregate multiple aDSL lines and a cable Internet line to produce a network capable of providing greater speeds in terms of download and upload. I have a video conferencing ...
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lacp, cicso 3550, 3560, help with configuration

Hey all this is a repost from a question I asked on the cisco forums but never got a useful reply. Hey I'm trying to convert the FreeBSD servers at work to dual-gig lagg links from regular gigabit ...
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Setup link aggregation and jumbo frames on VMware ESXi 4

I'm setting up an ESXi 4 server to connect to an NFS datastore. I'd like to bond two of the NICs together and use jumbo frames for the NFS connection on a private (non-management) network. I setup a ...
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Creating ip alias on bonded interface ie. bond0:1

System: HP Proliant DL360 G5 running CentOS 5.4 Bonded interface is working fine for a long time. I just went to add an alias the way I always have on a regular interface, and on first check it works ...
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Server-to-Switch Trunking in Procurve switch, what does this mean?

I am looking to set up switch redundancy in a new datacenter environment. IEEE 802.3ad seems to be the go-to concept on this, at least when paired with a technology that gets around the "single ...
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Link aggregation with freebsd8 and a cicso 3550, what am i doing wrong?

Hey, I am trying to setup Link Aggrigation with LACP (well, anything that provides increased bandwidth and failover using my setup will work). I'm running FreeBSD 8.0 on 3 machines. M1 is running 2 ...
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Is there a sensible way of 'teaming' two ADSL connections?

I work in an office complex that has two seperate ADSL connections, which they use to provide two seperate networks (actually both the ADSL routers go into a Cisco managed switch with two VLANs, one ...
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Attempts at NIC teaming on Server 2008 R2 with PRO/1000 MT

I have a Dell PowerEdge 1850 server and a gigabit switch that supports nic teaming (and was configured to do so). The server has a total of four Intel PRO/1000 MT ports, which also support teaming. ...
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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 ...