I have a 1801 router(1 ETH, 1 ADSL, 1 Switching module) and 2 access to the Internet via 2 different providers (one access directly ADSL and the other one Ethernet through the provider ADSL box).
I'd like to use the 2 access to load-balance the traffic to the Internet and to backup shoud one of the 2 links fails.
I have to NAT to different @ depending of the link I use.
Can anybody help me with the features and commands to use, please ?
Hi Caroline, if you create 2 static routes the router will load balance across them. Just point one at the Ethernet interface and point one at the ADSL interface.
ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 eth0
ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 atm0
However, keep in mind that this will load balance equally. This will also allow the router the redundency you want if one of the links fails.
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