Note: This is an RHCE 7 exam objective.

Presentation

There are two ways to configure aggregated network links between two RHEL systems:

Red Hat provides a page comparing the two network links aggregation methods.

Connecting two RHEL systems directly by Ethernet cables is not supported. All connections have to be done through switches.

Concerning the tutorials, all configurations are made between virtual machines. It is also the case in the RHCE 7 exam.

Additional Resources

Venkat Nagappan‘s got an interesting video explaining how to Set up Network Teaming & Bonding in CentOS 7 (20min/2015).