Setting Up Teams

Alveo X3522 User Guide (UG1523)

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Teaming network adapters (network bonding) allows a number of physical adapters to act as one, virtual adapter. Teaming network interfaces, from the same adapter or from multiple adapters, creates a single virtual interface with a single MAC address.

The virtual adapter or virtual interface can assist in load balancing and providing failover in the event of physical adapter or port failure.

Teaming configuration support provided by the Linux bonding driver includes:

  • 802.3ad dynamic link aggregation
  • Static link aggregation
  • Fault tolerance.

To set up an adapter team, consult the following documentation: