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Set up the Solarwinds channel

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Updated November 3, 2016


This article provides brief information on setting up a SolarWinds channel.


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Note: The SolarWinds channel must be on a separate NIC, and should never be defined on the same network as the primary NIC.


This can be done using a simple crossover cable, or small subnet for just the NICs of the primary and secondary servers.
This is required to be on a separate network for multiple reasons including:

  • Segregation of replication traffic
  • Ensuring the Heartbeats will not be affected by congestion on the main network




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18:54, 2 Nov 2016