How to Setup and Configure Network Bonding or Teaming in RHEL/CentOS 7

When a system administrator wants to increase the bandwidth available and provide redundancy and load balancing for data transfers, a kernel feature known as network bonding allows to get the job done in a cost-effective way.

In this article we have discussed how to set up and configure bonding in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (also works on CentOS 7 and Fedora 22+) in order to increase bandwidth along with load balancing and redundancy for data transfers.