16.00 - Configuring NIC Bonding in an Ecosystem Manager Server - Teradata Ecosystem Manager

Teradata Ecosystem Manager Installation, Configuration, and Upgrade Guide for Customers

prodname
Teradata Ecosystem Manager
vrm_release
16.00
created_date
December 2016
category
Configuration
Installation
featnum
B035-3203-116K
NIC Bonding is an optional network configuration for an EM Appliance. This appendix covers NIC configuration with respect to the Ecosystem Manager Server and the dependent components.
  1. Start YaST2: # yast lan
  2. On the network settings page, identify the two NICs to bond. In the following example, eth6 and eth7 are the two NICs.
    Name                          IP Address
    Ethernet Network Card         |DHCP
    Ethernet Network Card         |DHCP 
    Ethernet Network Card         |
    Ethernet Network Card         |
    Ethernet Network Card         |
    Ethernet Network Card         | 172.1.2.116
    Ethernet Network Card         | 172.81.2.116
      
    Note the BusIDs for both network interfaces for later use.
  3. You must unconfigure both NICS.
    1. Tab to the first NIC card and select NO IP Address(for Bonding Devices).
    2. Tab to the second NIC card and select NO IP Address (for Bonding Devices).
  4. On the Overview page, select Add to add a new network configuration.
  5. In the Device Type menu, select Bond, and then select Next.
  6. On the Network Card Setup page, select the appropriate IP addresses. For example, use can two static IP addresses assigned to the machine.
  7. Tab to Add.
  8. Add another Statically assigned IP Address to the interface.
    Alias Name
    BondedSIP
    IP Address
    <2.81.2.116>
    Netmask
    255.240.0.0
    
  9. On the Network Card Setup page, select the Bond Slaves tab.
  10. Select the two NIC interfaces as bonded slaves:
    Bond Slaves
    [x] eth 6-
    [x] eth 7-
  11. For the Bond Driver Options, select a balancing option.
  12. With configuration complete, the Bond Network is now listed on the Overview tab of the Network Settings page:
    Bond Network
    * Device Name: bond0
    * Started automatically at boot
    * IP address: 172.1.2.116, subnet mask 255.240.0.0
    * BondedSIP (172.81.2.116/)