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Can we Network team a Intel Network Card and a Broadcom Card.

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Hi,

Can we Network team a Intel Network Card and a Broadcom Card.
Is this possible or is this a know one its not possible.

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Sharath
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It's possible as Windows doesn't really give much about the brand. As long as they both support TCP/IP4(6) and are installed correctly you can team 'm up.
Practically however I would try to use the same brand of network cards as it this would be more beneficial if you are using management software for the cards.
 
 
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You are talking about multi-vendor teaming. I believe both Intel and Broadcom support MVT. But I have never done this personally.
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For teaming between these 2 Should i use any of the teaming softwares of 1 Network adapter?
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I think you can use either one, but you cannot set up them in native mode, has to be mvt mode (don't ask me how as I have never done this before :-) )
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