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Add interface option disabled on a NIC Team

I have a Windows Server 2019 VM, running under Hyper-V on a Windows Server 2019 host. I need the VM to have two different IP addresses, one of them in a specific VLAN. Both need to be configured for ...
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Bonding 2 interfaces inside a linux network namespace

I'd like to be able to bond/aggregate 2 interfaces inside a Linux network namespace. The configuration I'm working with is the following: On the root linux net stack I have two physical ethernet ...
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Very basic Hyper-V Nic teaming recommendation needed

We are a small network of 25 only user. I have a Windows 2016 Standard File server that I plan on installing Hyper-V role. I've already created a separate v Disk (Raid 1) to contain vm's. One of the ...
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How do I remove the VLAN ID from my NIC (Netadapter)

So I am running a Windows 2019 datacenter server core running hyper-v which has a Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet BCM5720 NIC with 2 access ports. The Server is patched into a VLAN. So earlier on I ...
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NIC team not load balancing

I'm trying to achieve a load-balanced NIC team on a Windows Server 2016 machine. This is a ProLiant using a 4x 1Gb 311FLR interface card which as of yesterday has the latest driver installed (100.20.0....
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Is it possible to create iface teaming/bonding over tunnel devices?

I have several physical NICs on one server which should be able to access peer server's physical NICs. I have ip-tunnel devices (currently set as GRE) between each pair of NICs. I'd like to team/bond ...
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Linux Teaming TLB - same MAC address on both interfaces

I have following teaming configuration: DEVICE="team0" DEVICETYPE="Team" ONBOOT="yes" BOOTPROTO=none NM_CONTROLLED="yes" TEAM_CONFIG='"runner": {"name": "loadbalance","tx_hash": ["eth", "ipv4", ipv6"]...
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How to Utilize NIC Teaming for Hyper-V VMs with VLAN in Windows Server 2016

I have two Windows Server 2016 with Hyper-V installed. Each server has two ethernet adapters. And each Hyper-V has several VMs. My goal is VMs can communicate with each other if they fall into the ...
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How to create a link aggregation (NIC TEAM) between bare metal, with Hyper-V 2016, and the switch

I started using Hyper-V a short time ago, I only have experience with ESXi. I'm trying to do a link aggregation with the 4 network interfaces between bare metal with Hyper-V and the switch. I've ...
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Hyper-V 2016 Server and NIC Teaming

I am setting up a new Hyper-V 2016 server. The physical machine has 6 network ports. I read that it is best practice to have one network port dedicated to remote management of the Hyper-V Host, so ...
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Dual internet 2xWAN (RRAS Nat) worked, but teaming does not work

I have setup a server and I have 2 internet connections, I have tried several attempts at getting this to work properly. In the RRAS I have successfully added into NAT 2x WAN NICs and a LAN NIC and I ...
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Teamed port with activebackup and arp-ping link checking fails when one port dies

I have two machines which are interconnected over 2 ports and I want both ports to be teamed to have a single interconnect link. I've configured the team runner to be activebackup and the link state ...
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Hyper-V 2016 Teaming: 1 Gbps instead of 2 with Dynamic LACP?

I want to create a Teaming over both physical NICs to double the power of the virtual LAN (vLAN) on my Microsoft Hyper-V Core 2016 Testserver. In the "Server Manager" dialog I can create multiple ...
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Is Level One's Trunking feature like LAG/Etherchannel or is it used for VLANs?

I have a couple of Level One GSW-2476 switches. They allow setting a port's membership in one of eight trunks. Up until now, I thought of trunking as being like LAG groups, i.e. load balancing/...
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How do I prepare for swapping a NIC using network teaming on a Windows cluster host?

Update: I have now performed the upgrade. I used the half-ninja, half-hack solution of plugging in USB-to-Ethernet adapters that I could add to the teams to hold the fort. I plugged in one per team, ...
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Will adaptive load balancing (ALB) link aggregation causes high cpu usage in a NAS?

I have a NAS which has 2 10Gbe ports, and it provides Adaptive Load Balancing (ALB) link aggregation function. By checking Wikipedia, it seems that in ALB, the bonding driver needs to go through ...
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NIC teaming on Windows 7

My understanding is that NIC teaming isn't natively supported on Windows 7 OS?! Is there a way to do it using some third-party tool? What are your experiences?
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NIC Team not achieving full Throughput

I'm trying to achieve 4Gbps throughput between my computer and my Synology Nas. Unfortunately I am only getting 1Gbps speeds between these systems. My setup is below: Synology DS1515+ with 4 NICS ...
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Setting up teaming on Esxi

I have connected to nic adapters a standard vSwitch, and have enable 'Route based on an IP hash' on the vSwitch. For the physical switch we are using a cisco switch and have enabled LACP with nic ...
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NIC Teaming on 2012 R2 - Unidentified Network

I have a server running 2012 R2 that also has an HP 560-FLR SFP+ adapter. I've got 2 connections to that adapter split between 2 switches and I'm trying to setup a team to do some load-balancing. I'm ...
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Nic teaming server 2012 r2

I've been asked to build a server and team the nics, my understanding is the nics should each be dhcp enabled and the team should be configured with a static ip. Would this be correct and also what ...
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Hyper-V NIC Teaming - Host *AND* VM

All: In a Server 2012 R2 environment, would there be any advantage of teaming vNIC's inside (max team size is 2 I believe?) a WS2012R2 Hyper-V VM when the VM is connected to a vSwitch comprised of a ...
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windows 2012 r2 nic teaming does not aggregate bandwidth

2 X Dell R730 boxes each with Dual 10G broadcom NIC. NetGear 10G 10BaseT switch. LACP set in switch. Boxes config with NIC Teaming (switch dependent, dynamic, all active). - when I copy a file I get a ...
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Network redundancy on layer 2 - do I need “teaming”

If it is required that a network connection is "redundant" on the layer 2 level - does that mean I need to use the "teaming" feature of certain network adapters (provided by special drivers for ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 NIC Teaming NFS Share ESXi

Having some strange issues with NIC Teaming when using 2012 R2 NFS for an ESXi 5.5 Datastore. Firstly I teamed two Intel NIC's on a separate VLAN via a Gigabit switch to two Intel NIC's on ESXi and ...
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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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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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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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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 ...