2 lines

Outback Dingo outbackdingo at gmail.com
Mon Jul 29 20:11:30 UTC 2013


On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 4:06 PM, Daniel Feenberg <feenberg at nber.org> wrote:

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> On Mon, 29 Jul 2013, Terje Elde wrote:
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>  On 29. juli 2013, at 18:38, "Zyumbilev, Peter" <peter at aboutsupport.com>
>> wrote:
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>>> Not sure what is the best way nowadays to get own /24 or at least /26 ?
>>>
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>> I don't think you ever said if this was two links from the same provider,
>> or two different providers. That's a huge factor in what your options are.
>>
>> You'll have a hard time doing BGP-based failover with a /26. It's just
>> too small a route to be announced globally.
>>
>> This stuff isn't just a technical question, but also one of policy and
>> politics. In order to get to a proper solution, your best option is
>> probably to give the provider(s) a call, and explain what you'd like to do.
>>
>> Depening on a lot of things, one option could be to have the provider
>> owning the IP(s) tunnel it over the other link durin fault. Hard to say if
>> they will, so you really nedd to talk to them.
>>
>> In the meantime, DNS-failover is a lot better than nothing.
>>
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> Did the OP say he was running servers at all? If there are no servers,
> then any of a number of "dual-wan routers" will handle the problem with no
> difficulty and minimal expense. If he is running servers, these routers
> generally come with built in software to do dynamic updates of DNS, that I
> understand works, provided you don't have unreasonable expectations about
> reliability. Just because some institutions can't stand 5 minutes of
> downtime doesn't mean there isn't a legitimate use for facilities that
> suffer 5 minutes of downtime several times a year.


Yes he did... "However when one line is down all
connections Internet --> LAN to certain service(e.g www) via that
connection are down as expected."


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> daniel feenberg
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>> Terje
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