Internet lease line load balancing

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Feb 24th, 2008

i have one internet router connected with 2 lease lines with the same provider where i want to do load balancing, somebody help me what could be the simle configurations, or in this case Multilinking is a good solution

Zahid fayyaz

I have this problem too.
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Danilo Dy Sun, 02/24/2008 - 07:11


You can use OSPF or BGP. We can throw a lot of suggestions to you but it depends what is permitted by your ISP, talk to them about your objective.



Richard Burts Sun, 02/24/2008 - 09:26


The suggestion by Dandy is a good one. Your ISP can tell you what they are willing to do and may very well have a suggestion of what they think is best.

My suggestion would be that if the ISP will support multilink over these 2 circuits that there would be some advantage in using multilink. And if multilink is not used I would suggest that the most simple solution for you would be to configure 2 default static routes with a default static route pointing out each of the leased line interfaces. This would provide redundancy and load sharing on both links and it minimizes the overhead processing on your router.



zahid77 Sun, 02/24/2008 - 09:40

Thanks Forum i ll check with my service provider and get back soon


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