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How to Config Vlan on Bonding NIC on from OL4/RHEL4 to OL6/RHEL6 (Doc ID 436555.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.3 to Oracle Linux 6.9 [Release RHEL4U3 to OL6U9]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server Itanium
Linux x86 Linux Kernel - Version: 2.6.9 to 2.6.32


This note tries to exemplify how to config vlan on bonding network interface on the following OS:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server 6
  • Oracle Linux 4 
  • Oracle Linux 5 
  • Oracle Linux 6

The configuration of switch to support vlan is not covered by this note.


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In this Document
 1. Key Points to Finish This Task
 2. Testing Enviroment
 3. Configure Bonding interface
 3.1 Configure Bonding interface on RHEL4/OL4
 3.2 Configure Bonding interface on RHEL5/OL5
 3.3 Configure Bonding interface on RHEL6/OL6
 4. Configure Vlan on Bonding Interface
 5. How to Verify Your Vlan is Working

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