[CentOS] Two Internet connections...

Wed Mar 26 20:22:36 UTC 2008
Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net>

On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 13:08:58 -0700
Timothy Selivanow <timothy.selivanow at virtualxistenz.com> wrote:

> The only way that you would be able to use them is a semi-load-balancing
> formation.  What I mean by "semi" is that all traffic that exits one
> interface will always return to that one.  Also, an entire transaction
> will go over only one of the lines, meaning you will only get the
> throughput of one line at a time.

That's pretty much what I had in mind.

I'm thinking that this sort of setup can't be too uncommon in "big" small
business networks.  An office with 600 networked computers won't be sucking on
one measly DSL line, but they might be using ten at a total cost that's less
than a high-capacity dedicated connection.

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