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Re: [SLE] Multiple gateways
  • From: Thiago Vinhas <thiago@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 22:58:11 -0300
  • Message-id: <200607032258.11458.thiago@xxxxxxxxxx>

Hi, thanks for your response.

The problem is that I don't have any "real" router. I just have a linux box,
with one ethernet interface, and one hdlc using a cyclades pc300 card.



On Monday 03 July 2006 22:33, suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Jul 2006 21:54:58 -0300
>
> Thiago Vinhas <thiago@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a problem in a customer which I was been working on all
> > day with no progress...
> >
> > This customer has one synchronous cyclades pc300 card, up and
> > running directly with a public IP provided by the backbone.
> > They also have a ethernet card configured as another public IP
> > provided by an ISP.
> >
> > The problem is that when I set the default gateway with the
> > router where the synchronous card is connected, the interface
> > where I have another public IP cannot be reached by outside
> > connections.
>
> Most likely, it's not true, they can reach it, but the packets
> do not know how to go back.
>
> > The same happens if I change the default gateway
> > to the other router (the one of the second connection), and if
> > I put both default gateways at the same time.
> >
> > Does anyone has a clue on how to make this work? I don't want
> > load balancing, or anything like that. I just want to have
> > this two connections working.
>
> This is not a server issue but a routing issue. There are
> various ways of dealing this is standard problem, but how will
> depend on the routers and their language.
>
> Personally, I would:
>
> 1. Use a routing protocol: RIP, EIGRP, OSPF...
> 2. Create a virtual interface with HSRP
>
> The routers will do the rest of the job.
>
> --
> Thanks
> http://www.911networks.com
> When the network has to work

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