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Advanced Networking Concepts Applied Using Linux on IBM System z by Srivatsan Venkatesan, Tiago Nunes dos Santos, Eric Marins, Ben Louie, Lydia Parziale

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Preface
This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes important networking concepts and industry standards that are used to support high availability on IBM System z®. Some of the networking standards described here are VLANs, VLAN trunking, link aggregation, virtual switches, VNICs, and load-balancing.
We examine the various aspects of network setups and introduce the main Linux on System z networking commands and configuration files. We describe the management of network interface parameters, assignment of addresses to a network interface, and usage of the ifconfig command to configure network interfaces.
We provide an overview of connectivity options available on the System z platform. We also describe high availability concepts and building ...

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