Below are the steps to configure network bonding with ETH0 and ETH1.
- Open a browser, enter the Nodegrid Serial Console IP/hostname, and log in as admin
- Go to Network :: Connections page
- Click on Add, and fill out the form as follows:
Click on Save
- Enter a Name for this connection
- Set Type as Bonding
- Select eth0 and eth1 as Primary and Secondary interfaces
- Select Active Backup (default) or Round-robin for Bonding mode
- Select MII (default) or ARP for Link Monitoring
- Leave Monitoring Frequency, Link Up delay, Link Down delay, ARP target, and ARP validate as the default values, unless different settings are required
- Select DHCP or Static for the IPv4 Mode. If Static, enter IP address, Bitmask and Gateway IP
- Enter IPv4 DNS Server and Search, if applicable
- Do the same for IPv6, if applicable
- SSH, telnet or console in to the Nodegrid Serial Console
- Log in as admin
- Type the following commands:
- For DHCP IPv4 Mode:
- For Static IPv4 Mode:
set ipv4_address=<IP Address>
set ipv4_bitmask=<bit mask, ie, 24>
set ipv4_gateway=<Gateway IP>
set ipv4_dns_server=<DNS IP>
set ipv4_dns_search=<Domain Name>
The configuration above assumes the default settings for bonding:
primary_interface = eth0
secondary_interface = eth1
bonding_mode = active_backup
link_monitoring = mii
monitoring_frequency = 100
link_up_delay = 0
link_down_delay = 0
arp_validate = none
Make any necessary changes on the parameters.
bonding_mode = active_backup or round-robin
link_monitoring = mii or arp
If IPv6 is required, set the appropriate ipv6 parameters.
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