[nSLUG] fault tolerant internet connection

Tim Johnson timj at fabrysociety.org
Thu Jul 28 15:10:40 ADT 2005


Great....  How...?

Tim

Quoting "Crawford, Andrew (IT)" <Andrew.Crawford at morganstanley.com>:

> I should say, further to my last mail, that if you don't care about keeping
> the same external IP address you can fairly easily fail-over between one
> connection and the other on your NAT host.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Andrwe
>
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> > [mailto:nslug-bounces at nslug.ns.ca] On Behalf Of Tim
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> > Subject: [nSLUG] fault tolerant internet connection
> >
> > Does anyone know of a simple way to route packets out over
> > both an Eastlink connection and an Mpowered connection? I
> > have done some static routing, but what I'm looking for is to
> > not only balance the load on each connection, but to use
> > something similar to an OSPF type routing policy where the
> > shortest (and thus in theory the fastest) connection is made.
> > This would also route around if either the cable or mpowered
> > went out. I currently use Slackware (10.0 on one machine and
> > 10.1 on another) I've looked at Zebra before, but I cannot
> > find sufficent documentation to wrap my brain around.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Tim
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