Designating a primary NIC when creating a network bond
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Primary NIC in bonded environment
Bonded network interface cards
When creating an active-failover bond, it is sometimes desired that one particular interface be designated as primary.
1. From a terminal, execute the following command:
2. Modify the line that says:
BONDING_MODULE_OPS='mode=active-backup miimon=100 primary=ethX'
<where ethX is the interface you'd like to make primary>
3. Restart the network
4. Verify the change took:
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- Document ID:7010254
- Creation Date: 05-Mar-2012
- Modified Date:12-Mar-2021
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