[Samba] Multiple NICs

Robert Sander ml-it-samba at epigenomics.com
Thu Sep 25 10:31:24 GMT 2003

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 09:41:42 +0000 (UTC),
 "Stefan G. Weichinger" <monitor at oops.co.at> wrote:
> Hi, samba-users,
> I want to make use of 2 NICs in one Samba-server.
> Can anyone point me to some documentation?
> I want to increase availability and speed, but donŽt yet understand
> how to set it up right.

> Does that work with standard switch?

This has to be done on the operating system level and has nothing to do
with Samba.

With Linux kernel you would use the bonding network driver. It does work
with switches that support "port trunking" (at least 3com calls it that
way), the switch has to be manageable.

Robert Sander
Information Systems        www.epigenomics.com        Kastanienallee 24
+493024345330                                              10435 Berlin

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