How to configure 2 nic standby failover?'

Sebastien Estienne sebastien.estienne at
Sat Jul 12 11:58:50 UTC 2008


if you have switch that can handle it you should have a look at
bonding / 802.11q

otherwise, you can easily find/build custom solution (maybe on linux ha).

You make a script that monitor link connectivity ethtool + ping and
when a nic is down, you disable it and enable the second one.

On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 1:34 PM, Ricardo Cropalato de Melo
<ricardo at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Please, i need some help. Where can i get more info about how configurate
> network redundance for my network server. I want to make the 2th NIC in
> standby and actve it when the 1th stop.
> Cropalato.
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