How do I configure the bonding device on Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

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Here is the steps you can follow.

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1. chkconfig NetworkManager off

 

2. echo "alias bond0 bonding" >> /etc/modprobe.d/bonding.conf

 

3. vim /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-bond0

 

     DEVICE=bond0
     IPADDR=10.16.143.151
     NETMASK=255.255.255.0
     GATEWAY=10.16.143.254
     USERCTL=no
     BOOTPROTO=static
     ONBOOT=yes
     BONDING_OPTS="mode=0 miimon=100"

 

4. vim /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

 

     DEVICE=eth0
     BOOTPROTO=static
     HWADDR=00:17:A4:77:24:3C
     ONBOOT=yes
     MASTER=bond0
     SLAVE=yes
     USERCTL=no

 

5. vim /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1

 

    DEVICE=eth1
    BOOTPROTO=static
    HWADDR=00:17:A4:77:24:3E
    ONBOOT=yes
    MASTER=bond0
    SLAVE=yes
    USERCTL=no

 

6. service network restart

 

7. cat /proc/net/bonding/bond0 

 

 

Note. Here I used eth0 and eth1, You can change it according to your need.

 

//shyfur