NIC failover

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Fri Jan 14 09:46:16 PST 2005


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Subject: NIC failover

Hi Folks.

Is there a way to configure 2 NIC's in a failover fasion connected to 2
different switches with FreeBSD 5.3R ?


Paul Khavkine
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You could set up a script to check the connection of nic0, and if no
connection, ifconfig nic1.

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