need advice on routing

Vlad Galu Vlad.Galu at rdsnet.ro
Wed Sep 3 14:47:29 PDT 2003


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On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 20:05:08 +0200 Antoine Jacoutot <ajacoutot at lphp.org> wrote:

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> Hi !
> 
> I have a question not FreeBSD specific, but since I'm going to use FreeBSD to 
> achieve what I need, I wanted your advice.
> I just arrived in a new company and their network has 2 xDSL connexions to the
> 
> Net.
> I was wondering what would be the best setup using FreeBSD as a gateway:
> - - should I make FreeBSD use the 2 connections as the same time (to have
> twice the bandwidth), with bandwidth management for important services we host
> - - or should I install 2 FreeBSD gateways, one for each connection (lan <--> 
> net; public_ip_pool <--> net) and make them communicate within a local LAN 
> (separate from the main one). I need the main lan to be able to communicate 
> with the public_ip_pool.
> - - or something else ... ?
> 
> If I had only one connection, I would build a LAN+DMZ+gateway, but I never 
> really worked with 2 connections.
> If you have any advice concerning this, working under FreeBSD of course, 
> please let me know.
> 

	See Alex Popa's article on policy routing, on bsdnews.org.

> Best regards.
> 
> - -- 
> Antoine Jacoutot
> ajacoutot at lphp.org
> http://www.lphp.org
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