Is bonding supported with direct connection using crossover cables?

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Issue

  • Is bonding supported with direct connection using crossover cables?
  • How to bond servers in active/backup mode without switch?
  • Can I directly connect servers to have high availability and failover?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Bonding link aggregation
  • Two systems connected via crossover cable, without a network switch in between

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