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Link Aggregation, Interface Bonding, NIC Teaming, Port Trunking

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Bonding. From DD-WRT Wiki location : This is a description to setup a sample p2p-bridge with 2 bonded interfaces.

Bonding

You can use this guide to see how to do the right settings. [edit] Wifi (Atheros) LiNUX Horizon - Bonding (Port Trunking) What is bonding?

LiNUX Horizon - Bonding (Port Trunking)

Bonding is the same as port trunking. In the following I will use the word bonding because practically we will bond interfaces as one. But still...what is bonding? Bonding allows you to aggregate multiple ports into a single group, effectively combining the bandwidth into a single connection. Bonding. Manual:Interface/Bonding. Applies to RouterOS: v3, v4 Summary Bonding is a technology that allows aggregation of multiple ethernet-like interfaces into a single virtual link, thus getting higher data rates and providing failover.

Manual:Interface/Bonding

Specifications Packages required: system License required: Level1 Submenu level: /interface bonding Standards and Technologies: None Hardware usage: Not significant. Untitled. RT-AC66U Ethernet Bonding with 802.3ad (LACP) almost working. I did make the information below anonymous by changing my MAC addresses and external (wan) IP address. root@Gateway:~# ifconfig bond0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 74:D0:1A:2B:3C:B0 UP BROADCAST RUNNING MASTER MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:922 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:95705 (93.4 KiB) br0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 74:D0:1A:2B:3C:B0 inet addr:10.0.1.1 Bcast:10.0.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:10088 errors:0 dropped:49 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:9615 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 RX bytes:778302 (760.0 KiB) TX bytes:3974103 (3.7 MiB)

RT-AC66U Ethernet Bonding with 802.3ad (LACP) almost working

45 Drives: How to Achieve 20Gb and 30Gb Bandwidth through Network Bonding. We’re adding another new voice to the blog – Rob MacQueen is an engineer in our R&D department.

45 Drives: How to Achieve 20Gb and 30Gb Bandwidth through Network Bonding

In his first blog post, he shares his experiments with setting up network bonding in order to achieve 30Gb bandwidth. Welcome Rob! Samba with Multiple NIC's.

SMB Multichannel [Microsoft Windows]

Load Balancing multiple WIFI connections. Access Point port aggregation/trunking/load balancing??? (Part 2 of the message) If, however, the access point can be set up to use two wired ports to communicate with the switch, then it could effectively double the throughput.

Access Point port aggregation/trunking/load balancing???

What I am looking to do is basically have the AP determine which port is most free, and then use that port to transmit the data packets to the switch. I realize that this would not increase the speed for a single file transfer (it would be limited to whatever port it was assigned to), but it would allow for another file transfer to occur on the second port. My switches are unmanaged switches, so I don't believe they can handle any form of multiplexed aggregation where a single file transfer is split up across multiple ports.

I am simply wondering if there is any way to have the DD-WRT AP configured to use the simpler aggregation described above. Is it possible to load balance two wireless APs? Synology 802.3ad(dynamic link aggregation) Linksys E4200. Netgear R8500: Port Aggregation / Bonding? Link Aggregation on R7000. OK, so I had a chance to play around with it...

Link Aggregation on R7000

I configured a Link Aggregation Group (LAG) on the Cisco switch, as a dynamic LAG (Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) enabled), with R7000 ports 3 and 4 as members of the LAG (connected to ports 1 & 2 on the switch, but I'll refer to them as ports 3 & 4 below), and set to auto-negotiate the LAG port speed (note that on the Cisco, the actual ports need auto-negotiation turned off and set to 1000 Full, but then they get controlled by the LAG). Then I configured the R7000 on the Setup->VLANs page to set "Link Aggregation on Ports 3 & 4" to "Trunk".

Abstract. Comment. Channel Bonding for higher thruput. Teaming / link aggregation - NETGEAR Communities. Not the NAS, the client.

teaming / link aggregation - NETGEAR Communities

You'll be hard-pressed to find a client that will come CLOSE to taxing that NAS or it's GigE connection. Again, ethernet aggregation or "NIC teaming" is about bandwidth (and potentially component failure protection) it's not about "speed", even though they're often used interchangeably. When it comes to the speed you're expecting, though, there's two things that come into play: bandwidth and latency.

They're interdependent. Think of it this way: Networking - Using Two Wireless NIC at the same time on Windows 10 Desktop PC. How to setup NIC teaming. : HomeNetworking. Luck with DD-WRT link aggregation - Synology Forum. How to get more out of Gigabit Ports. I hit 121'ish MB/sec on GBit across my network and all networks I build.

How to get more out of Gigabit Ports

The problem with your GIG network is a number of factors. A cheap ass NIC will not hit 99-100% util and a slow hard drive might not read or write fast enough for full throughput. Also cheap $25-50 switches although built with Gig spec may not have the ASIC power to hit full throughput.. Im using a $5000 Cisco Enterprise switch for my home and believe me the ASIC in this thing is capable of 160gbps switching fabric with all 24 gig ports running at 100% and the two 10G/e ports running at max. How to get more out of Gigabit Ports. How to get more out of Gigabit Ports. Let me provide some education for you- off-shore cabling products have a reputation for using copper-clad steel, copper-clad aluminum, low-quality copper, non-spec thicknesses as well as jacket material that is unsafe in a combustion event.

How to get more out of Gigabit Ports

Genuine UL listed cable certifies against these defects and variations from standard- Off-shore cables are cheaper (CAT5, 5e, 6, 6A, etc) because they either don't bother to certify their product, make a cheap copy, or forge certification. If you choose to not qualify your runs, you have no idea what you are getting- even with 'verified CAT6' you can get worse interference rejection performance than genuine CAT5e.

CAT6 is not some magic talisman that wards off all evil network gremlins, especially at the price point you are dealing with. Ethernet teaming with DD-WRT. Should be obvious but it's worth to point it out. How To Set Up Switch Link Aggregation. As devices are added to a small network, more switch ports are needed to connect those devices to the network. At some point, additional switches may be added to accommodate that growth. Ideally, those switches will be connected to each other, allowing for connectivity between devices. Adding unmanaged switches is a cheap and easy strategy, but a limited one.

Unmanaged switches may be susceptible to loops (no Spanning Tree support), have no broadcast control (no VLAN support), and lack support for features such as Quality of Service (QoS) and Link Aggregation or Trunking. Untitled. Clues & Hints. Hyperlink. MultiWAN, WAN Load Balancing.