[lug] Home Network Question

Ryan Newby renewby at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 09:41:22 MDT 2012

He definitely could do it cheaper with a hosted solution, but it takes the
fun out of learning. Though I guess it depends what the friend's goal is,
to learn or host a production site.

On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 9:28 AM, David L. Anselmi <anselmi at anselmi.us>wrote:

> Robert Racansky wrote:
> > Question:  How would you set up the network so that one device,
> > instead of two, routes for the entire network?
> >
> > Diagram and details at
> > http://www.peeniewallie.com/2012/08/robs-home-network.html
> The second diagram shows what you can do.  The box with the question mark
> is a router, connected by
> Ethernet to the two modems.
> If you can make the modems bridge you can manage the external IP addresses
> on the router box.  But
> you probably can't make external traffic come to either/or if one is down.
> For the price of a second ISP you can get your own Internet server.  Could
> be cloud, could be a VPS,
> maybe could even be a physical server, all of which are likely cheaper
> than trying to get the
> either/both ISPs to provide a reliable connection.
> Dave
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