bonding sends ARP continuously on failover

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • bonding sends ARP continuously on failover
  • After switching a bond from the active to backup interface, the ARP monitor sends a flood of Gratuitous ARP (GARP) every second


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 and earlier
  • bonding
  • ARP Monitoring (arp_interval and arp_ip_target bonding options)

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