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Old 09-02-2005, 12:37 AM   #1
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How do i load balance 3 WAN connections?


Hello everyone, i currently have 3 wan connections, 2 dsl 1 cable. I am curious if anyone knows of any distros or step by step how-to guides that a newbie could follow to setup load balancing between the 3 connections? I just want to be able to use all 3 connections simulataniously for downloading with multiple threads each one alternating from one modem to the next. I bought an edimax pri-684 router to do this and i am not happy with its performance at all (slow) and i know linux can do this and give me my $600 back from this router. Thanks for any help in advance!
 
Old 09-02-2005, 08:03 AM   #2
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I don't believe you'll be able to get per packet load balancing to work without special coordination of the circuit providers (and even then it may not be possible, I can't do it here on dual T1's due to the provider's current MPLS core). You can get per connection load balancing working, but perhaps that's why you find it to be slow now?
 
Old 09-02-2005, 01:33 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply Brian. Sorry if i wasn't clear enough in my first post. I just want load balancing on a per-connection basis so i shouldnt need any special cooperation from my isp's. And the reason my connection is slow now is because the router doesnt have enough throughput.
 
Old 09-05-2005, 03:20 AM   #4
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Sorry to bump this thread, but does no one know how to do this?
 
Old 09-05-2005, 05:39 AM   #5
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Try to read this: http://lartc.org/howto/lartc.rpdb.multiple-links.html
It's not very easy but the topic itself is not easy either.
 
  


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