[ previous ] [ next ] [ threads ]
 
 From:  Christian Decker <decker dot christian at gmail dot com>
 To:  Harbert Reilink <harbert at orangebox dot com dot br>
 Cc:  M0n0wall User List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Loadbalancing Multiple DSL Lines
 Date:  Fri, 30 Apr 2010 16:43:37 +0200
Thanks for the tip of pfSense, it looks great. I'll probably try it out :-0

I was wondering what the extreme for that case would be, i.e. the number of
Lines is limited solely by the number of NIC I have in my box, right?

Regards,
Chris

On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Harbert Reilink
<harbert at orangebox dot com dot br>wrote:

> On Fri, 30 Apr 2010 14:07:36 +0200, Christian Decker
> <decker dot christian at gmail dot com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I'm pretty sure this won't work but I have to ask anyway. Is there a way
> to
> > loadbalance multiple DSL Lines (or even a DSL Line with a cablemodem
> Line)
> > behind a single m0n0wall instance running on an Alix board?
> > The problem is that my users need quite some bandwidth, which can only
> be
> > satisfied by a cable connection, but I hate that cable provider since
> > instead of the 99.9% uptime guaranteed, they had a rhough 3 weeks
> downtime
> > last year, therefore the DSL as backup line.
> >
> > Even more importantly: the cable provider does not allow static IP
> > assignments which is critical for us since we have to provide some
> services
> > (Mail, HTTP, DNS, ...) to the outside world.
> >
> > So services use the DSL line, users use the cable line if available, DSL
> > otherwise.
> >
> > Is there a way to do that?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Chris
>
> pfSense is the way to go for that one!
> Like m0n0, a great firewall, but with a different focus.
> I use both for my clients, depending on their needs.
> Cheers,
>
> --
> Harbert
>
> Orangebox Networks
>
>