Policy Based Routing With Backup Internet Connection

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Apr 14th, 2009

I have 2 Internet connections over my 1841 router , 1 is terminated over the serial link and the other one over the ethernet link where as the 2nd ethernet port is for internal network. I want to implemet policy based routing so when ever some one tries to access any perticular IP he is routed through the 2nd internet connection also i want to know is there any way to shift the circuit automatically when the primary circuit ges down.

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Richard Burts Tue, 04/14/2009 - 08:32


If I am understanding your post correctly your primary Internet connection is the serial interface and the Ethernet connection is to be used as secondary/backup. If this is the case then a simple floating static default route using the Ethernet next hop should accomplish what you want.

Note that configuration of the Ethernet as a seconary/backup link is not necessarily related to what you configure for Policy Based Routing. The backup should operate independently from the PBR.




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