Re: Multiple Uplinks
> However, some people want to have the other NIC connected as well for
> redunduncy and additional bandwidth (100Mb per link).
A couple of thoughts on this:
1) For redundancy this is probably pointless since you still have
several "single points of failure" (the switch, the system bus, etc.)
and have actually made the system less reliable by *increasing* the
likelihood of a hardware failure by adding additional hardware. A much
better solution would be running several servers in a farm to balance
the load and provide redundancy. See
2) As far as increasing bandwidth this is fairly straight forward using
load balancing but can your current system really saturate a full-duplex
100mbs card? Maybe it's time to go fiber!
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