Virtual Windows Server 2008 Not Recognizing Multiple Cat 5 Connections

Okay so here is my problem. I am running 10 cat 5 cables from a switch to a server that is running VMware ESX.

I am running Windows Server 2008 ENT, and need more then one gigabit connection. How can I bind multiple 1 gig connections to give me more bandwidth for ISCI ?

Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
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  1. You need network cards (and drivers) and a managed switch that will support it. Do you know what NIC's / switch you're using? You'll need to enable LACP / 802.3ad on the switch ports and then setup your NIC software per it's instructions.

    This can be kinda confusing as there are about a million different keywords you maybe looking for when setting this up on both the NIC's and the switch, some vendors call it different things:

    LACP (Link Aggregation Control Protocol) aka Link Aggregation
    NIC Teaming

    Good luck, if you can post the hardware you're working with we maybe able to help confirm it supports it.
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