[K12OSN] LTSP server with 3 NICs?

Paul VanGundy pvangundy at bradfordnetworks.com
Fri Dec 19 13:20:07 UTC 2008


Would 802.1q be a better solution instead of having two cards to
separate two environments and a third NIC to act as your access to the
outside world?


On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 12:30 AM, Joseph Bishay <joseph.bishay at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> How are you? I hope you are all doing well.
> I figure after lurking for a while it was time to get all my questions out. :)
> It ends up that our new LTSP network has two groups of clients
> (currently existing LTSP room A and a new room of thin clients in room
> B).  Each room has a switch.  There are 2 cables that then run from
> room A and B to a common server room where the LTSP server is.
> Originally the LTSP server was in room A serving only that room.
> Our LTSP server has 3 network cards.  Currently one of those cards is
> not active.  The second NIC plugs into the switch for the thin clients
> and the last NIC plugs into the router for Internet access.
> How do I activate that 3rd NIC card as a second thin client card?
> That way NIC A serves room A and NIC B serves room B and NIC C access
> the internet for room A & B?
> I wasn't able to search for this because I didn't know what this
> process was called -- I didn't think it was network bonding.
> Thank you.
> Joseph
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