Multiple Internet connection

Nick Rogness nick at
Mon Mar 31 16:37:43 PST 2003

On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Allan Jude - Administrator wrote:

> I have a FreeBSD box that has 3 nic's.
> 2 of them are connected to separate internet connections, and the 3rd is
> a lan.
> When data is coming in over one of the connections, it comes over the
> nic to which that ip is assigned, but, outgoing traffic, even if bound
> to the second nic, always going out over the first nic.
> Is there a way to have the 2 links share the load of the outgoing
> traffic, as well as the incoming.

	Not to load balance no, without other daemons running routing
	protocols.  Even then, it takes routing peering with your upstream

Nick Rogness <nick at>
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