Re: How to choosing the right outgoing iface ?

From: Bernd Eckenfels (ecki@lina.inka.de)
Date: Thu Jan 27 2000 - 22:47:09 EST


In article <14480.12144.844128.367340@rasputin.ce.chalmers.se> you wrote:
> Problem: Traffic generating from any of the two addresses
> the system and destined to hosts on the attached subnet exits
> through only one of the interfaces namely the one corresponding to
> the first route listed in the routing table. While this is reasonable
> it is not the desired behaviour. I would like that traffic with
> different source addresses exits through the corresponding interface,
> NOT through the same one find by the route lookup. Or, alternatively,
> how can I achieve load balancing between the interfaces in this setup ?

with equal cost multipath setup from recent kernels controled by the ip
utility. Another option would be to use the eql interface. Of course this
can only control the outgoing traffic.

You can also use polic based routing to split traffic based on ports or
protocols.

Greetings
Bernd
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