[CentOS] routing multiple network cards on a single subnet
mlists at zoominternet.net
Wed Jan 20 22:08:55 UTC 2010
On Wednesday 20 January 2010 13:57, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-01-20 at 09:50 -0800, R-Elists wrote:
> > ummm, why do the two different networks need an IP on the same
> > subnet ?
> I have had a number of people ask me why I want this arrangement, where
> I have two modems on a single outbound subnet.
> This is (going to be) a server with limited upload bandwidth. By having
> two outbound connections, I can use a round robin dns entry to share the
> load between the two connections and increase my capacity.
Please be aware that DNS was not designed to do what you are doing. Yes it
will do a round-robin but is not connection aware. Lose a link and you lose
half of the connections even though one link is still active.
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