Setting up Failover NIC on IBM Blade

Hi there,

I have an IBM eserver Blade system running w2k3.  I would like to setup the second integrated Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet card as a failover for the first.  Can i accomplish this without setting up a clustered environment? I just want the second NIC to take over if the first fails(same IP address).

Thanks,
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adamrostanAsked:
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Chris StauntonCommented:
Don't the blade servers offer teaming on their nics?  Do you have a broadcom utility or anything on that machine that might point you toward teaming the nics?


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adamrostanAuthor Commented:
thanks chris,

there isnt one on the individual blade....is this something managed by the blade mmc?
adamrostanAuthor Commented:
got it....management software was not installed for Broadcom adapter.

thanks Lil'
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