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GRE Tunnel as a "in order delivery" method

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Jun 11th, 2012
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i have 2 sites connected via 4 wan links in a point to point. i want to equally distribute the traffic on the 4 links - using ip cef per-packet load sharing.

the problem will be that i will get packets out of order.

i though of using a gre tunnel as a solution for that,

a single gre tunnel which will see the remote gre tunnel through the 4 wan links and send each packet to different wan link. at the remote site single gre will collect the traffic from the 4 links and use the sequence number on its header to make the "in order delivery" toward the application.

is this can work ?

if it can, how much traffic this kind of solution can forward ?



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Joseph W. Doherty Mon, 06/11/2012 - 09:53
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Would MLPPP be possible?  (NB: you didn't describe the WAN technology or network device types.)


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