VPN Agregation

Julian Elischer julian at elischer.org
Wed Dec 20 11:26:21 PST 2006

Robert Atkinson wrote:
> I used mpd at one point for a proof of concept to do this, it did work
> pretty well with 2 dsl modems, 756k
> being bonded into one 1400 link. It did have problems, but I think I got
> greedy by using openvpn to push compressed packets through it. Keep the vpn
> out of it :)
> It is a good idea, since any single link from the users on one side of the
> connection(s) can use all the available bandwidth for one link.
> MLPPP is the way to go for sure, mpd implements it, since from what I
> remember reading, most of the MTU bugs are gone and it's just like the old
> 'shotgun' modem technology.
> On 12/19/06, Girish Venkatachalam <girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com> wrote:

If you have control of both ends of the  tunnels then using mpd, with 
it's UDP transport can allow you to do a very nice bonded graceful 
failing tunnel. For bonus points you can use IPSEC to encrypt the
UDP packets.


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