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Switch Embedded Teaming for SDN

James McIllece|Last Updated: 1/25/2017

Applies To: Windows Server 2016

SET is an alternative NIC Teaming solution that you can use in environments that include Hyper-V and the Software Defined Networking (SDN) stack in Windows Server 2016. SET integrates some NIC Teaming functionality into the Hyper-V Virtual Switch.

SET allows you to group between one and eight physical Ethernet network adapters into one or more software-based virtual network adapters. These virtual network adapters provide fast performance and fault tolerance in the event of a network adapter failure.

For more information, see Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) and Switch Embedded Teaming (SET).

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