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What are the best practices for NIC teaming in Server 2012 R2? Broadcom or Windows software?

I have a Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V cluster with two Broadcom adapters for my LAN connection. Currently, we have a virtual switch set up with SCVMM, that teams together both NICs using Windows software ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 G7 HPTEAM Error

I have team up the network ports but after rebooting to server one of the team get red cross. The Teamed Status: Not Joined (See in image) it works fine if I unteam it and then team again but after ...
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How does NIC bonding in Linux work? [closed]

Entry in Wikipedia about NIC-bonding (active-backup): Active-backup (active-backup) Only one NIC slave in the bond is active. A different slave becomes active if, and only if, the active ...
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Server 2012 Create Team of 2 Teams

I am wondering if there is a way to create a Team that consist of 2 Teams? What I have going on is I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 with 6 NICs going to our SAN switches. I have 3 Teamed on one ...
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Proset Teaming vs Server 2012 Teaming vs Single Nic

I'm setting up a Hyper-V configuration. I've got two intel GB Ethernet cards that I can use for my LAN. Nothing I'm doing will need more than a single GB nic can provide. I've concluded that I have ...
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Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Teaming with 1 Virtual Switch vs 2 Virtual Switches

I've currently got 2 NICs going to my LAN and each one to it's own virtual switch. I've been wondering about instead of the two switches using one virtual switch and having my two LAN NICs teamed. So ...
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Server 2008 R2 NIC in “Unidentified Network” state after connectivity loss is restored

I am having trouble with 2 servers, both with the same symptoms. When they are reconnected to the switch after losing connectivity, they stay in an "unidentified network" state. Only after cycling the ...
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Teaming the 2 ports of a hp 361T pcie Dual port GB Nic [closed]

We have a network with two switches stacked for redundancy. We have a HO 36LT PCI-e Dual port NIC and an Intel x520 10GbE port adapter. I want to be able to assign one IP address for both ports. I ...
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BroadCom 5720 Multi-Switch Connection failing to achieve full bandwidth

We have following Setup: 2 redundant Dell 2848 Switches, identically configured and connected via 8-Port LAG on Ports 41-48. 2 identically setup Dell R730 with BroadCom 5720. Operating System is ...
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Connection problems with Microsoft NIC teaming

I've got three HP servers: DL380G7 running Hyper-V Server 2012 DL120G6 running Windows Server 2012 DL120G7 running Windows Server 2012 R2 Running various Hyper-V VMs and also running many ...
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teaming with nmcli: bringing connection down and up again fails

On a centos 7 virtual box, I create a team like this: nmcli connection add type team con-name team0 ifname veteam0 nmcli connection modify team0 team.config roundrobin.conf [root@rhce1 ~]# cat ...
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Using NIC Teaming on Windows Server 2012 with 2 separate Networks

I am trying to set up NIC Teaming on my Windows Server 2012 which has two incoming connections from different ISPs (ISP A and ISP B) on 2 NICs on the server. Internally I have configured the 1st NIC ...
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Broadcom NICs, Cisco ASA and ARP request collisions

First of all I am sorry for my english mistakes. Help me please to solve the problem with ARP request collision incidents. I have IBM BladeCenter E chasis with blade servers are installed in this ...
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Teaming a 4-port NIC with a on-board NIC?

Is there any reason NOT to team a high quality 4-Port NIC with one of the on-board ports on the motherboard? I am considering adding one of the on-board ports to the 4-Port for redundancy, but I ...
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Hyper-v 2012 R2 Nic Teaming with VLAN's

Currently have a 3 node 2012r2 cluster. Everything is working fine without any issues with networking / VLANS / etc... The issue that I am having is needing to define the VLAN at the Guest VM ...
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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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Hyper-V Windows 8 redirect host network traffic to client VM

I have a Windows 8 pro machine running Hyper-V. This is a laptop with a LAN and a Wifi connection. As a consultant, when I'm on the customer's network, internet access is often limited for the ...
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Wireshark (WinPCap) does not see Intel X520-DA2 10 GbE NIC teaming intermittently

I am running a team of two 10 GigE ports on Intel X520-DA2 network card. They work well in tandem and achieve the desired throughput. However, I see an intermittent issue whereby WireShark and my ...
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Hyper-V server 2012 nic teaming setup and virtual switch configuration

I have a server with 2 nics. I installed Hyper-v 2012 server (not windows server 2012, no gui) I am trying to set up load balancing. I have both nics in the same switch currently in trunk mode and no ...
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adapter teaming and multiple switches

I have a mix of Cisco 3750 and 3650 switches. The switches are connected with EtherChannel trunks. I am not using the StackWise feature of the 3750's. For redundancy, I would like to enable adapter ...
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Is Etherchannel actually needed on a Cisco switch when configuring NIC teaming on a server?

As per subject: I have some HP servers that support NIC teaming (O.S. is Windows Server 2008 R2), and I have a Cisco switch that supports Etherchannel. Do I need to configure a channel on the switch ...
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Broadcom Teamed Connections Fails if One NIC is Disconnected, Why?

I have a cluster of servers that are all running either with BCM5716C NetXtreme II cards or BCM5709C NetXtreme II cards. All servers have their cards teamed by the BACS3 software as: Smart Load ...
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Team QLOGIC iSCSI HBA 4052c

We have a dual port QLogic iSCSI HBA (QLA-4052c) and we're trying to team the two ports to allow for 2GB throughput. The documentation seems really poor on Qlogic and we can't find any reference to ...
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Is it ok to team NIC's from different vendors together in VMware ESX?

I want to achieve the best performance with my two servers (SAN and ESX). I have good RAID (LSI, SASes), that is showing 1GB/s result, so the bottleneck now is network part since I have only two NICs ...
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Precise Method of Failure Detection with Intel's Adapter Fault Tolerance NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2008 R2

What are the details of the method(s) that Intel Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT) uses for the detection of failed links in Windows Server 2008 R2?
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NIC teaming and EtherChannel

Cisco Catalyst 2960S Switch Intel Dual Port NIC (teamed) BroadComm Quad Port NIC (teamed 2 ports) We hired a contractor to setup a fairly simple SQL cluster and SAN storage. With the above switch ...
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What's the best use of 4 nics for Hyper-V?

I'm running several Dell R710's, each of which is outfitted with 4 x Broadcom BCM5709C nics. Two of these R710's are running Hyper-V and a third is running SQL Server 2008, each running Windows ...
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Hyper-V networking…still not sure which way to go?

We have our Hyper-V server up and running (Windows 2008 ENT SP2) and started to create some of our VMs. The server has 4 total nics. 2 onboard Broadcom 1gb nic cards and a pci dual port Intel Pro ...
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Hyper-V and Broadcom and Intel?

We just received our new server to begin our Hyper-V deployment. It was recommended that we get 4 NICs on the server. The server has 2 onboard BroadCom nics and 2 pci Intel Pro nics. The Broadcom ...
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Are there problems teaming the public network adapters on a Windows Server 2008 R2 failover cluster?

We have a two-node Windows Server 2008 R2 fail-over cluster that's hosting about a dozen instances of SQL Server. The nodes each have four network adapters in them (a pair of dual-port Broadcom ...