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

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Linux bond mode 4 (802.3ad) - 2 switch - 4 NIC

I know that you can use bonding mode 4 with 1 servers with 2 nic using 2 switch. Bond 0 made of : Nic 1 port 1 -> switch A Nic 2 port 1 -> switch B In this case I can loose a switch or a nic or a ...
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Two Bonded Gigabyte NICs are limited to 100Mb

I have two bonded Gigabyte NICs on a CentOS 6 server, the ethtool shows the speed is 1000Mb/s, but when I do the speed test from a PC to this server on the same subnet, the transfer speed is less than ...
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Using NFS-root with bonded interfaces

I would like to configure our servers to boot with an NFS-root with two bonded interfaces. I managed to successfully set up the NFS-root with one network interface using a NFS-root enabled initrd ...
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server bonding interface configuration

(the same question was asked on http://unix.stackexchange.com) We are facing some problem with configuration of servers: There are 2 servers, each one contain 2 NICs which are in bond. Each server is ...
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Ethernet Adapter Bonding on Ubuntu 10.04 Issues

I have a few machines using which I am building a cluster. To improve performance we choose to use bonding on the Ethernet interfaces ( Each link is 1Gig). I have installed the ifenslave-2.6 module ...
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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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Receive-side NIC teaming using LACP for use with NFS

I have a server with a 10G connection to a central switch. One NFS client has (2) gigabit NICS connected to the same switch. I'd like the NFS client to receive bandwidth of 2Gbps from the 10G server ...
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bonding of bond interface in ubuntu 13.04

Is it possible to bonding of bond interface? I have two NIC bonded as bond0 (balance mode) and two other NIC bonded as bond1 (balance mode). I want to create bond2 (active back-up mode) by using ...
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Ubuntu Only Utilizes One Link in 802.3ad

I am currently using an Intel PRO/1000 PT LP Quad Port Server NIC with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server 64 Bit. I installed Gnome so I have a GUI. I downloaded bmon 2.0.1 to monitor the network, and right now ...
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How to use both bonding and bridge?

I have a server with two network adapters. I configured bonding and it works. Here's the working configuration: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet manual bond-master bond0 ...
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Ksoftirqd high load

Recently I notice that one ksoftirqd is always in top of my processlist and takes 90% - 100% cpu. PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND ...
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Solaris 10: IPMP setup with zone and defrouter

I'm a bit desesparated by some kind of "bugs" we recently faced. We are using Solaris 10 on SPARC platform (T4-4) to run zones. Obviously, we do IPMP for safety. Some of those zones are legacy, so ...
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Aggregate switch ports to go through different iptables servers acting as firewalls?

Scenario: One internet connection with the need to firewall a very high number of pps, without having to invest in expensive hardware firewalls. I do not have a specific number of pps to aim after, ...
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Bonding - 2 Devices failed

i have a Linux Server - Setup with Proxmox 2.3 (ISO-Installer). I tried to update the Installation and so i got a Problem because I have to Links and must configure a bond. I have the Information ...
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MAC address allocation for channel-bonded interface

I've configured Channel-bonding (on RHEL/CentOS) with with balance-alb (mode=6) option: BONDING_OPTS="mode=balance-alb miimon=100 updelay=200 downdelay=200" which is working fine and according to ...
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Redhat bonding with two switch

I have a server running RHEL6 with two NICs, each connect to separate switch. Two Cisco 3560 switches connected with a trunk link. The problem is the bonding link is not stable (lost some packets). ...
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Combine two NIC's into one preserving routing (DMZ server / Windows or Linux)

We have a DMZ server with two NIC's, one is accessed from the Internet (public IP) and one from behind the internal firewall (private IP). One application has problems to cope with a 2 IP's / 2 NIC's ...
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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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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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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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link aggregation in esxi5 + aggregation on the switch + freebsd9 = an aggregated link that do not work

i have a 6 port intel server nic. under the settings on ESXi5, i aggregated 4 of the ports. i have ZFSGuru running on the VM, which is based off of FreeBSD 9, iirc. this VM has two interfaces, an ...
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Booting a diskless Debian system using bonding, bridging, and iSCSI

I'm trying to build my personal holy grail: booting my Debian Wheezy KVM server diskless from a iSCSI target and the only configuration needed on the diskless server is the iSCSI parameters in the NIC ...
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multiple isp links on a HWIC-4ESW

First, I am not doing fail-over. I want to be able to add another ISP link using a HWIC-4ESW. Equipment: Cisco 3825(1GB ram, 2GB flash, IOS 15.4 Advanced Enterprise services) with HWIC-4ESW ...
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How do I properly test NIC teaming in Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm trying out NIC teaming in Windows Server 2012 R2 and I am not getting the testing results I expect. My setup is a PCI-X 64-bit 133 MHz Intel Pro 1000/GT Quad on one server, and four individual ...
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Linux NIC bonding failure; strange CPU load

Note: An update as been added below I'm having a very strange issue with a Linux server (Debian 6.0.6) using 802.3ad NIC bonding. Occasionally all of the NICs in the bond get marked as down and the ...
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Ubuntu 12.1 Desktop and network cards bonding correct configuration

I have a computer with two network cards. From what I understand, I can use bonding to achieve greater throughput, so I followed this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBonding Till ...
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NIC Teaming , Multi-Homed, Active/Passive

I'm fairly new to NIC Teaming.. So I apologize if I’m not making any sense while describing this. I’ve, of course, set up plenty of simple Active/Active NIC teams for our servers without any issues ...
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Intel PRO/1000 PT LP Jumbo Frames in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am having issues getting jumbo frames enabled in Ubuntu using an Intel PRO/1000 PT LP NIC with two bonded 1Gb lines. Following the readme that comes with the Linux driver, Ubuntu will not allow me ...
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Receive Side Scaling disabled on a NIC Team

OS: Windows 7 Pro I'm working on a HP Compaq 8000 Elite Convertible Minitower PC and I added another NIC, I configured NIC Teaming (Switch Fault Tolerance mode) and I'm getting a pop-up box that ...
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Aggregate two pptp connection ubuntu

I used pptp client to create two pptp VPN connection ppp0 and ppp1. I would like to aggregate these two connections (in round-robin style). I tried bonding , but it seems that it only work for two ...
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bonding - balance-tlb and a mysterious ethernet packet with lots of 00:00:00

Whilst attempting to get bonding working with mode=5 (balance-tlb) it seems that the driver sends an ethernet packet with length 0x0060 and the data, payload is all zeros. I can't work out where this ...