Re: decent loadbalancing with 2 different ISP's with minimum risks

From: Kent Ritchie (kritchie_at_Knoppix.securityfocus.com)
Date: 04/17/04

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    Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 19:22:26 -0400
    To: focus-linux@securityfocus.com
    
    

    Easy way, use this:

    http://www.linksys.com/products/product.asp?grid=34&scid=29&prid=624

    I
    P. Deelman wrote:

    > Due to a little mistake i now have 2 broadband connections at home and
    > somehow i want to balance them (2mbit + 1 mbit). I wondered what the
    > most efficient way of doing this is and with possible security risks
    > involved.
    >
    > At the moment i have a nice setup with a statefull designed iptables
    > firewall and i want to keep it that way. I've googled some and i found
    > some vague tools for windows that i really don't trust (well the
    > entire windows part, but that's something else) and a router that has
    > 2 wan connectors that claims that can do it. Since i also have wlan at
    > home in a wlan-dmz at my gateway i just want to insert a 4th nic into
    > my box and do some configging.
    >
    > My current setup includes:
    > debian 3.0 stable 2.4.26 kernel
    > 3 networks: wlan, internal, external
    > statefull iptables-script
    >
    > my future setup needs to include just an extra network namely
    > external2 :) without too many implications such as running a proxy
    > with patches which should be the last option to consider since my
    > gateway isn't all that fast :)
    >
    > Any help welcome,
    > Regards,
    > P.Deelman
    >


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