[Firehol-support] Re: Multilink / PPP bonding with Firehol ?

Harry Sufehmi milis-2 at harrysufehmi.com
Sat Jul 2 10:39:15 BST 2005

At 17:09 02/07/2005 +1000, Daniel Pittman wrote:
>On 2 Jul 2005, Harry Sufehmi wrote:
> > Question:
> > Is there any way to enable our users to access the Internet via both
> > interfaces (ppp0 & ppp1), using firehol ?
>No, and firehol isn't really the right place for it.  It is all about
>the firewall, and what you want is routing, basically.
> > I've been looking at firehol's docs, googling around, but couldn't find any
> > mention about this kind of scenario.
>http://lartc.org/ will tell you all about it.

Thanks Daniel, looks like this one will give us what we need:

>However, a quick summary: unless your upstream provider supports PPP
>multilink, there really isn't much point in getting multiple links to
>improve *inbound* performance.  It can improve outbound performance,

No problem - we'll be using 2 ISP for outbound performance and fail over, 
that's all really.

Many thanks for the pointer.


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