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    1 server 3 NICs, 3 Switches and DHCP in linux.

    Our server has 3 NIC and each one is connected to a switch. We did this because we don't want to cascade the switches. We're planning to migrate to linux and what i would like to do is for the network to treat the 3 NIC as 1 network instead of 3 network addresses.

    if this is possible, how do i specify it in dhcpd.conf ?

    should i use or the netmask.

    should i also specify a range for the 2nd and 3rd NICs aside from the 1st nic ?

    should i create a fixed-address for the 2nd and the 3rd NIC in dhcpd.conf ?

    or should i just put it in ifcfg-eth2 and ifcfg-eth3 ?

    is it wise to do it this way ? or should i just specify 3 different addresses and for the 3 NICs ?

    Please help im also new to linux.

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by kenchix1; January 21st, 2004 at 10:53 PM.
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    You should probably search the web for some basic IP networking tutorials.

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