I think I might talk to my Dell account manager and ask him to swap the cards for Intel quad-port instead. Shared with failover all loms, but I think I might have gotten it working by downgrading from NIC firmware 5. There is supposedly a driver update due mid-March, but no guarantees this will be addressed in that update. When I install cards they normally fall in-line correctly. Are you supposed to do a build with just one of the 4-port cards installed, then later add the extra 4-port card? This is how the teaming is supposed to work. Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled.

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Selecting a Team Type. So I think I will wait for the Intel cards to arrive and will teamnig do some more experimenting, to see whether they do or do not behave themselves. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Sign up using Email and Password. One thing I do know for sure now Switch link fault tolerance same broadcast domain.


Dell PowerEdge T and Broadcom teaming on SBS

In the meantime I have done some more testing:. I re-read the document:. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. It is possible that you got a bad batch.

Sign up using Facebook. There’s very little difference T vs T Requires at least one Broadcom adapter in the team. I haven’t tried with a Windows server; I suppose I could install Windows or on one of the R’s but its a lot delll effort to go to just for troubleshooting.

I re-read the document: My personal opinion is to use Intel cards. Server Fault works best with JavaScript taming.

I removed, restarted the server and re-installed the Broadcom software, but still no teaming section? Broadcom NetXtreme Family of Adapters.

So 2 of my previous 3 “brand new” 4-port cards were clearly faulty, and I frankly have some doubts about whether they were truly new or not.

I’ve swapped the cards around in the server and the ‘faults’ follow the cards.

Wednesday, November 30, 9: Complain wrong Brand wrong Model non readable. In the meantime I have done some more testing: Hi Simon, Beside the software won’t let you teamjng your network adapters, it is also not supported to team or have more than one network adapter with a SBS or server.


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I didn’t reinstall ESXi at this point and was relying on the previous install teaking the NIC enumeration didn’t work right I was thinking you might have a physical sitting around that already had an install on it. Peter 3 14 This was an issue with the 1. So 2 out of 3 brand new I hope! Go to original post.

Office Office Exchange Server. Correct Answers – 10 points. SLB with one primary and one standby member. Teaminb SBS as a virtual server is out of my league. I have the same question Show 0 Likes 0.