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Advanced Networking Concepts Applied Using Linux on IBM System z by Srivatsan Venkatesan, Tiago Nunes dos Santos, Eric Marins, Ben Louie, Lydia Parziale

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Building a practical redundant solution
This chapter describes the implementation steps needed to build a redundant network connection setup between a z/VM system and the external network switches. In our lab environment, we used the IBM J48E network switch and two Open Systems Adapters - Express 3 (OSA-Express 3) with 10 Gb Ethernet ports. We used an IBM System z10 and two IBM J48E switches built to provide configuration examples for achieving high availability.
6.1 Lab environment configuration
The environment we used was built to simulate a ...

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