What does the arp_validate bonding module option do and do I need to set it?

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  • When using ARP Monitoring with a bond, the arp_validate option is available. Is it safe to leave arp_validate at the default value, or does it need to be changed?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Bonding with ARP Monitoring

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