[SunHELP] IP Multipathing

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Tue May 24 11:34:25 CDT 2005

On 5/23/05, Adrian Florea <Adrian.Florea at alcatel.ro> wrote:
> if you're using Solaris 10 then look at:
> http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/816-4554/6maoq026p?a=view
> Quote:
> "With IPMP configured, outbound network packets are spread across
> multiple NICs without affecting the ordering of packets. This process is
> known as *load spreading*. As a result of load spreading, higher
> throughput is achieved. Load spreading occurs only when the network
> traffic is flowing to multiple destinations that use multiple connections."

This is also true with Solaris 9. Works great and really does increase
the load capacity.


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