[CentOS] Configure LAGG Interface?

Mon Aug 6 12:56:41 UTC 2012
Giles Coochey <giles at coochey.net>

On 02/08/2012 02:00, Tim Nelson wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On 01.08.2012 21:17, Tim Nelson wrote:
>>> Greetings- I'd like to configure multiple copper NICs on a server
>>> running CentOS 6.2 in a LAGG configuration for better throughput to
>>> the core switch. After quite a bit of searching, I'm not seeing
>>> anything of the sort. Is LAGG specific to the BSD world and the HP
>>> switches I'm running? Or, does it go by a different name? Bonding
>>> perhaps? If so, is bonding compatible with LAGG?
>>> --Tim
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>> Hi Tim,
>> In Centos you would be doing "nic bonding", it's the same thing.
> The big question though, can I bond two NICs on a CentOS system, and connect those interfaces to two LAGG ports on my switches?

Configure the switches as a LACP port-channel, you probably want to use 
a host mode (e.g. silent) configuration.


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