[lug] Redundant net links

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Fri Sep 1 16:17:25 MDT 2000


On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 10:34:14AM -0600, Kyle Moore wrote:
> We server a couple of sites in-house and I have a question about
> redundant networking to these boxes. One site requires fairly high
> availability. I have a backup server that I can switch over to manually
> in seconds. The problem I have is our link to the net through Rocky
> Mountain Internet sucks. It doesn't go down as much as it used to but it
> still goes down way more than I can afford. We also have another link
> through Verio. 
> What I'm looking for is an automated way for the box to use both links.
> If Rocky Mountain is out it would automatically start using Verio. I
> have to think this is possible but I don't know how it is done. Our
> network guy says we would have to assign another IP to the site and give
> people that new IP. So they would call in and we would tell them to type
> in this IP. That just isn't acceptable and I know it is not the way to
> do it. Can someone point me in the right direction?
> -- 
> ----
> Kyle Moore
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Nate Duehr <nate at natetech.com>

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