lagg(4) and failover

Brian A. Seklecki bseklecki at
Tue Dec 9 07:34:49 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-12-08 at 23:58 -0800, Tom Samplonius wrote:
>   I don't know if that is such a great idea, as that would only test
> the switch that you are connected to.

Heatbeats (STP,CARP) and active sanity checking (Nagios, ifwatchd(8))
are the two main options.

Results may vary in every system/network device permutation.

At least we're talking about it -- even if just for the sake of the
archives -- that wasn't happening before.

Brian A. Seklecki <bseklecki at>
Collaborative Fusion, Inc.
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