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 From:  Michael Brown <knightmb at knightmb dot dyndns dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] OT - Increasing Bandwidth
 Date:  Fri, 21 Jul 2006 12:27:15 -0500
M0n0wall won't dual WAN (it can handle multiple IP address but only on 
the same WAN link).  So about the only option that might be close is 
this below.

If you want to keep m0n0wall in the loop, use it for the T1 (servers).

Go buy a cheap (netgear, dlink, linksys, etc) NAT router, get the 
Cable/DSL and change it's (cheap router) IP address to something unique 
but in the same network range as your internal network.  Turn off DHCP 
on m0n0wall and use the DHCP of the cheap NAT router.  Assign static IPs 
to your servers and make sure they use the gateway address of m0n0wall.  
Everyone else will DHCP through the cheap router and all of their 
network traffic will flow through it.  All network traffic for the 
servers will flow through m0n0wall.  This way you have two Internet 
pipes moving through the same network. It would only cost the small 
amount of getting a simple NAT firewall/router to mix in with the rest 
of the network. Would certainly be cheaper than a full T1, but everyone 
else will lose traffic shaping and other m0n0wall goodies, but I guess 
as long as it doesn't affect the servers then let them fight over the 
Cable/DSL bandwidth, hehe.

Example Network diagram, all of this on the same network -> -> to
        T1 ->            M0n0wall ->                Servers -> -> to
DSL/Cable ->     Cheap Router ->           DHCP Everyone else

Sea wrote:
> Sorry for the OT post but I figured some of you might have run into 
> this or
> know if its even feasable.
> We currently have a fractional T-1 where half of the channels are for
> Internet access.  I need to increase my Internet access speed for general
> outgoing use.  We are looking at getting a full T-1, but that is rather
> costly.  I wondered if I could get a cable modem or DSL and basically 
> have
> two gateways to the internet and route all my users to the cable 
> modem, and
> keep my mail and web servers on the T-1.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Eric