[nycbug-talk] OT: Juniper or Cisco Switches?

nylug at sky-haven.net nylug at sky-haven.net
Sat Feb 19 17:17:56 EST 2011

On 02/18/2011 20:08, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> Ideally I would like to connect 2 cards to 2 switches, but I have not
> even found if that is doable or if I will need something like Carp.
> Two connections to the same switch would give better performance, in
> theory at least, but I am more concerned with redundant connection in
> case of one of the switches dying.

If you want to have, say, one server with more than 1 NIC, with each NIC 
connecting to a port on separate switches yet participating in the same 
broadcast domain (e.g. same MAC for both connections), this can be done 
w/o any special switch support using lagg failover.

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