Bruce again, Day 17 and I’m going strong. Tonight I am learning NIC Teaming and SMB Multichannel. Finally we have NIC teaming as part of the Windows Server 2012. As long as your Ethernet Adapter meet the Windows Logo requirements we support NIC Teaming on them. We also have another new technology SMB Multichannel which will allows you to aggregate NICs for SMB traffic. Here are some facts I discovered.
Below are some links to help you learn about NIC Teaming and SMB Multichannel
NIC Teaming Overview
Windows Server 2012 NIC Teaming (LBFO) Deployment and Management
Microsoft Virtual Academy: NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 NIC Teaming and Multichannel Solutions
Improve Performance of a File Server with SMB Direct (RDMA)