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Balance XOR Bonding, need some explanation

Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:29 am

Can someone help me to describe how balance xor mode on bonding works ?
I've read the wiki and searching from linux bonding, i just found this explanation :

"XOR policy: Transmit based on [(source MAC address XOR'd with destination MAC address) modulo slave count]. This selects the same slave for each destination MAC address. This mode provides load balancing and fault tolerance."

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What the configuration key on mikrotik that will influent this mode ?
The slave order ? Transmit hash policy (layer 2, layer 4, layer 3 and 4), what is the benefit to each policy ? The Mac Address on each slave ?

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Re: Balance XOR Bonding, need some explanation

Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:00 pm

in XOR mode all parameters from selected policy a xor'ed together - and on base of that value slave is selected. your example was for level 2
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