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NIC bridging in server 2008 R2

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Hello Experts,

Is there a speed benefit to bridging physical NICs in server 2008, is it anything like NIC teaming? What are the benefits of bridging?

Thanks, Gary
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Not unless you need to bridge two networks together. It won't give you more speed if that's what you're thinking. About the only thing 2 nics are good for is having the internet on one and your local network on the other, then you can use a good software firewall to firewall your network.

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http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/205952-28-bridging-nics
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you can also refer below link

Network bridge vs. NIC teaming ?

http://www.overclock.net/t/466688/network-bridge-vs-nic-teaming
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Thank you that is what I was looking for. Have a great day.
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