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Offline diretore

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2 WAN load balance (multiwan)
« on: March 14, 2011, 06:27:30 am »
Hi guys.

Is it possible to load balance 2 WAN so that 2nd WAN is used ONLY if the (download)bandwidth of WAN1 is fully populated?

Tried with the gateway weight setting but it only affects round robin-ing and can not be used in this way.

Using 2.0RC1 saturday build (12.03.2011)

EDIT: I am talking about multiwan. It's my home network and redundancy and failover are not so important. I just want to use my WAN 1 until it is maxed out and than just add WAN2's bandwidth.
(this normaly ony happnes when dloading torrent files. Otherwise WAN1 is more than enough for everything else)

BR
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Re: 2 WAN load balance (multiwan)
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2011, 04:01:53 pm »
No, that isn't a scenario that the system can accommodate. You can either do load balancing, where the connections are balanced in a round-robin way between the lines, or you can do failover, but you can't have a second WAN kick in only when the first reaches a given capacity.
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Re: 2 WAN load balance (multiwan)
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2011, 06:51:07 am »
Ok.

Thank you for the info!

cheers!