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Proxmox Cookbook by Wasim Ahmed

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Configuring network bonding

Network bonding, trunking, or link aggregation is a process where several network interfaces are combined to create a large bandwidth or implement redundancy for network connectivity. In this recipe, we are going to see the types of bonding and how to create bonding configurations.

Getting ready

Before configuring bondings, it is important to know the types or different modes of bonding that are available and what they have to offer. Only one type of bonding can be configured at a time. The following table shows the bond types and their features. Note that the table is for information purposes only:

Mode

Feature

Fault Tolerance

Special switch

0

Round-robin: These are packets sent sequentially on all member network ...

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