On 8/3/05, Chris Bagnall <chris at minotaur dot cc> wrote:
> I've never really investigated m0n0's capability for static routes before
> and I'm wondering what sort of scenarios people are using the facility for?
typically for when you have other subnets off of a router on one of
your physical interfaces.
> I also wonder whether it might be possible to use the facility to create a
> very limited dual-WAN system. Take the following scenario:
> WAN1: 1024k/256k ADSL for general web usage /29 subnet
> WAN2: 256k/256k synchronous DSL for VoIP usage /29 subnet
> WAN1 connected to m0n0 in the normal way as WAN interface, static IP. LAN
> PCs are either NAT or 1:1 NAT as required.
> If one were to connect an ADSL modem/router (non-NAT) to OPT1 for WAN2,
> assign one of the WAN2 IPs statically to m0n0 and another to the ADSL
> modem/router, would it then be possible to route specific destination
> networks via WAN2?
Yeah, that'd probably work. Typically this would be a worthless way
to set up a multiple WAN scenario, but if all the VoIP is going to a
single subnet, this should be fine.