Load balancing two ADSL routers - any recommendations?
cl at isbd.net
Sun Nov 1 10:27:04 UTC 2009
On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 09:59:57AM -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 10/30/2009 07:00 AM, Chris G wrote:
> > I have two phone lines and two ADSL routers running with different
> > ISPs. These provide internet access for a small network of (mostly)
> > Ubuntu linux machines.
> > I am setting up a small 'server' machine which, among other things, I
> > would like to handle the internet access by providing load sharing
> > and failover. I've found various bits and pieces of information about
> > doing it myself (scripts using 'nexthop' and 'weight' in ip commands,
> > etc.) but I was wondering if there are any ready made applications
> > which would make things easier for me.
> > I have found 'balance' but it seems more oriented towards balancing
> > load on multiple servers in my LAN rather than balancing load between
> > two routers linking to the internet.
> > Does anyone have any suggestions for ready made load balancing
> > software for Ubuntu?
> Perhaps searching help.ubuntu.com for 'load balancing' or 'bonding' can
> help? I found these:
Both about bonding which isn't what I want as I am using "different
ISPs" as I said above.
> etc. Also:
All about bonding I'm afraid.
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