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 From:  Cameron Showalter <cameron at gwschool dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Hardware Failover?
 Date:  Fri, 27 Jan 2006 15:29:23 -0800
Wayne Fiori wrote:
> On 1/27/06, Tom Wiebe <tom dot wiebe at gmail dot com> wrote:
>   
>> Just wondering if there's any way to configure m0n0wall to do any sort
>> of hardware failover. IE. having 2 boxes running m0n0wall, if the
>> primary dies, the secondary would automagically kick in and take over.
>>
>> Ideally with a soekris or wrap board as opposed to a PC box, although
>> doing it on a PC would be acceptible as well. Looking for something a
>> little more automatic and transparent than simply having a spare box
>> handy to boot up in that case.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>>     
>
> Wouldn't that require the syncronization of the connection tables for
> the failover to be [relatively] seamless? Probably need to implement
> VRRP in m0n0wall to handle the network HA part as well.
>
> --
> =Wayne
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according to http://m0n0.ch/wall/todo.php high availability is on the 
wishlist...    if it is something you really need, check out pfsense.  
it is built on m0n0wall, but includes CARP for failover.

hth,
cameron