On Dec 4, 2007 10:02 AM, Patrick Nixon <pnixon at gmail dot com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> This is my first glance at a potential project that I may work on and
> I was wondering what everyone thought was the best method to
> accomplish the goals.
> Known Information:
> - Up to 4 External Connections (between Cable, DSL, etc) will be
> provided with DHCP Addresses. Assume all have the same bandwidth of
> about 6Mbps, just not that the all go to the same end point.
> - One Gigabit Internal connection
> - Up to 600 Users will have access to the external connections, with
> some small restrictions on what they can access (specifically,
> bittorrent and p2p applications will be hopefully blocked)
> The Goal:
> Devise a plan that would distribute the load across all connections.
> I was thinking of putting the users into four groups and using
> Policy-Based Routing to send each to a different VIP on the monowall
> (VLAN Interface) and then doing a static nat out one of the
> Is this something that monowall can handle? Am I going to drive
> myself crazy trying to do this? How would you do it?
Mono doesn't do multiple WANs. My understanding is that pfsense would do
this, but I haven't used it much. Some here would know better than I, and
the pfsense list/forum could tell you for sure. Personally I would build
something from linux to do this, but that's just me.