I'd deffo be interested in this, I'm in the planning stages of setting
up a WISP in Sydney, and this kind of thing would be VERY useful !
Good work I say !
From: Curt Shaffer [mailto:curt at chilitech dot net]
Sent: 22 April 2004 06:40
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: [m0n0wall] m0n0 hacking questions
I have started today to add a generic fail-over option for the
m0n0wall. I plan to add a fail-over link in the menu and this link will
contain an enable/disable option, a place for Secondary IP, subnet and
Gateway and in later versions, types of alive state checking, time
limits for checking and intervals to check after a state change. I am
just writing a script that checks for an alive state via ping or TCP
and returns a value. If it is ok everything stays the same, if it is
down it changes the wan information and adds a static route to the
primary destination, then reboots the box for the settings to take
affect. It then checks at an interval to see if the primary destination
is back up and if so then it changes the wan information back to the
primary. I will probably add the link under the Services option on the
menu which I think may be the most fitting. Just letting everyone know
docs will be available as soon as I get a working version. I know its a
generic way to do it but until something better comes around it will
do. Let me know if you have any suggestions or requests!
Chilitech Internet Solutions
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