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Load Balancing Multiple WAN?
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Load Balancing Multiple WAN?

CoreyCorey Member
edited November 2012 in Help

Ok, so what type of router hardware do you guys use if you have multiple uplinks and want to spread the traffic among them in a certain pattern.

Say one of your uplinks is 100mbit unmetered, and the other is a 30meg commit on a gigabit port. You would theoretically want most everything to go through 100mbit unmetered but you don't want it to become bottlenecked... this is where the 30meg commit on the gigabit port comes in.... you would want to push all traffic over a certain threshold to this uplink.


  • I've seen a couple of providers on LET mention that they use vyatta for routing.

  • Not sure if it can cover all aspects of what you are asking for, but pfsense (based on m0n0wall) is an open source solution that can handle multiple wan load balancing. Run it on the right embedded hardware and it can do some impressive things.

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