Re: Loadbalansing between 2 (or more) ISP...

From: Michael Boman (michael@wizoffice.com)
Date: Sun Jan 30 2000 - 23:33:29 EST


On Mon, Jan 31, 2000 at 12:17:57PM +0800, Ian C.Sison wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jan 2000, you wrote:
> > Is there a way to do load-balancing between 2 leased lines? I guess it
> > would be something like eql, but not quite that either.
> >
> > We have currently a 128k and 512k leased line, and to start with I want
> > to route our internal->external traffic to the least busy ISP.
>
> with the ip advanced router, and equal cost multipath and the iproute2 package,
> you can set two default gateways with preference weights, and load balance the
> two outgoing links.

Will that interfer with the servers I have in my DMZ?

[ISP] [ISP]
  | |
 [R]-HUB-[R]
      |
  [Firewall]
   | |[DMZ]
   | +--+---+---+--+--+--+
   | | | | | | |
 [LAN] [B] [B] [B][B][B][B]

R = Router (Intel / Cisco)
B = Box, ie server

Please advice
 Michael Boman

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