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Configuring OVHcloud Link Aggregation in the OVHcloud Control Panel

Find out how to enable OVHcloud Link Aggregation in the OVHcloud Control Panel

Last updated 24th March 2021

Objective

OVHcloud Link Aggregation (OLA) technology is designed by our teams to increase your server’s availability, and boost the efficiency of your network connections. In just a few clicks, you can aggregate your network cards and make your network links redundant. This means that if one link goes down, traffic is automatically redirected to another available link.

This guide explains how to configure OLA in the OVHcloud Control Panel.

Requirements

Instructions

Configuring OLA in the OVHcloud Control Panel

To start configuring OLA, log in to the OVHcloud Control Panel and choose the Bare Metal Cloud section. Click on Dedicated Servers in the left-hand sidebar, then select your server from the list.

network interfaces

In the tab Network interfaces (1), click on the ... button (2) to the right of "Mode" in the OLA: OVHcloud Link Aggregation box. Next, click Configure private aggregation (2).

interface select

Make sure that both your interfaces, or interface groups, are selected and give the OLA a name. Click Confirm when your checks are complete.

This may take a few minutes. Once it is complete, the next step is to configure the interfaces in your operating system via a NIC link or NIC team. For the method to use, refer to the following guides for the most popular operating systems:

Restoring OLA to default values

To restore OLA to the default values, click on the ... button to the right of "Mode" in the OLA: OVHcloud Link Aggregation box. Then click Unconfigure private aggregation. Click Confirm in the popup menu.

network interfaces

This may take a few minutes.

Go further

How to Configure Your NIC for OVHcloud Link Aggregation in Debian 9

How to Configure Your NIC for OVHcloud Link Aggregation in CentOS 7

How to Configure Your NIC for OVHcloud Link Aggregation in Windows Server 2019

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