Fail over on a 2801

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Mar 19th, 2007
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I have two 2801 routers. One of the routers has a t1 wic. The outside t1 wic has an ip of and the inside has and ip of

The second router is a vpn connection that will be used for redundency. The inside ip is and the outside ip is

How can I set these up so if the t1 router or (circuit) goes down it will fail over to the vpn connection.

Orginaly i put static routes on the servers with metrics but that doesn't work unless the inside interface of the t1 router is down.

Thanks in advance

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spremkumar Mon, 03/19/2007 - 23:21
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you need to do a little bit of workaround by either going for HSRP or GLBP to have redundancy built in with the platform or load balancing between the 2 different platforms.

But in that case you would require to have both the routers inside interface on a single lan subnet so that you can achieve the same..

Wan (outside) part you can have simple /30 subnets configured between your locations..

Also throw more light on what kinda connectivity you have on the outside interfaces of the router...



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