RV320 need to prefer WAN1, but route to both WAN's
I have two WAN connections: A dedicated 48/24 Mbit over cable (WAN1) and a residental shared 300/300 Mbit (WAN2), which I help managing.
I have some services (TV & music) provided by the cable company that requires me to come from my cable connection, so I always want outbound connections to go out of WAN1, with the only exception being, if it's down.
But I also need to be able to route to the specific subnet on WAN2, which is directly known by the RV320, to administrate the residental router on that subnet.
If I use Load Balance, outbound connections are load balanced between WAN's (obviously), which causes the cable service to only work randomly
Protocol binding on WAN ports is useless, as it requires me to specify specific ports AND destination IP addresses, with no option to use wildcards
Switching to from Load Balance to Smart Link Backup, selecting WAN1 as the primary, casues WAN2 to become completely inactive, until WAN1 goes down. Why on earth wouldn't you want the router to still know about WAN2, and be able to route to its subnet?
I've also tried specifically adding a static route to the WAN2 subnet, so the router would know to go out of the WAN2 interface, but it still doesn't work, if the interface is inactive
It sounded like a simple task to me and was exactly what I bought the RV320 for, but I simply can't figure out how to make this work.
Are the dropouts on WAN2 because of the WAN connection or the rv320?
If it's because of the rv320, here's what I would try--different firmwares. Each firmware has its own set of bugs, and at the same time other features work fine. If this feature is acting buggy on whatever firmware you're on, try a different version--and don't be afraid to use a 'lower' version. If it works, I typically don't care what version it is. ;)
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