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I have a windows deployment server with 4 nics. I want to use nic teaming on the 4 nics so that each nic can be connected to a different switch and client machines can be put on the various switches to retrieve images.

I am unsure what features need to be added or how this is setup.
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is this physical machine ?

please give us make of the server and nic
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There is no teaming support built into Windows 2008 R2, you will need to use the teaming program provided by the NIC manufacturer, the common NIC manufacturers for servers tend to be Intel and Broadcom.

Hopefully you have Intel cards as the Broadcom teaming software isn't as easy to use.

Intel: http://www.intel.com/support/network/sb/cs-009747.htm

Broadcom: http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethernet_nic/management_applications.php
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yes physical server and all nics are broadcom net extreme 1 gig
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BurundiLapp is correct you need to instll nic teaming software.

he has already given link


refer below video for nic teaming from broadcom nic management software

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2nq-qEwAzg
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Thanks, any idea which one I need to select. My card is a netxtreme 5720

Download Broadcom's Windows Management Applications
 

NetXtreme I Server
NetXtreme II 1 Gigabit Server
NetXtreme II 10 Gigabit Server
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There is a table on this page that will help you determine that, you will have to follow the instructions and get the details from device manager first: http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethernet_nic/determine_driver.php
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Thank you
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