[CentOS] Best practice settings for channel bonding interface mode?
rswwalker at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 14:34:21 UTC 2009
On Oct 14, 2009, at 8:55 AM, "Joseph L. Casale" <JCasale at activenetwerx.com
>> E.g. I do have some fileservers connected to the users lan and to
>> ISCSI Storages. Or some Webservers only connected to the LAN. The
>> switches are all new cisco models.
> Just as an example, the Microsoft ini recommends against running it
> bonded interfaces but suggests to use multipathing instead,
> something you
> might want to consider for the iSCSI case.
That's on the initiator side, on the target side MS supports whatever
works for the target.
For target servers I typically run 2 bonded pairs (802.3ad) for iSCSI
traffic to 4-6 initiators, one pair for one path, the other for the
other path using layer3/4 hashing.
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