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team netdevice library
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teamd: add CAP_NET_RAW capability for LACP packet sockets

The CAP_NET_RAW capability is needed in order to facilitate
socket(PF_PACKET...) calls (see: packet(7)), which are used
within teamd_packet_sock_open() function.
Without the CAP_NET_RAW capability, teamd running as non-root
user is unable to add lacp ports.

Signed-off-by: Pawel Wieczorkiewicz <>
Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <>
latest commit 49fa51c1e4
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# libteam - Library for controlling team network device #

The purpose of the Team driver is to provide a mechanism to team multiple NICs (ports) into one logical one (teamdev) at L2 layer. The process is called "channel bonding", "Ethernet bonding", "channel teaming", "link aggregation", etc. This is already implemented in the Linux kernel by the bonding driver.

One thing to note is that Team driver project does try to provide the similar functionality as the bonding driver, however architecturally it is quite different from bonding driver. Team driver is modular, userspace driven, very lean and efficient, and it does have some distinct advantages over bonding. The way Team is configured differs dramatically from the way bonding is.

## Install

    $ ./
    $ ./configure
    $ make
    $ sudo make install

## Authors

* Jiri Pirko <>

## Internet Resources

* Project Home:
* Git Source Tree:
* Wiki:   
* Tutorial:
* Documentation:

## License

Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Jiri Pirko <>

libteam is distributed under GNU Lesser General Public License version 2.1.
See the file "COPYING" in the source distribution for information on terms & conditions for accessing and otherwise using libteam.
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