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Date:      Fri, 6 Oct 2006 06:15:45 -0500
From:      Josh Paetzel <josh@tcbug.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        J65nko <j65nko@gmail.com>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD and 2 ADSL links
Message-ID:  <200610060615.45551.josh@tcbug.org>
In-Reply-To: <19861fba0610051822ma6c8df0uf60b7e25ac839389@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <471361580610051459m7f7c7d3dwa982dddcb139b684@mail.gmail.com> <19861fba0610051822ma6c8df0uf60b7e25ac839389@mail.gmail.com>

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On Thursday 05 October 2006 20:22, J65nko wrote:
> On 10/5/06, Thiago Rocha <thiago.bsdes@gmail.com> wrote:
> > hi!
> >
> > Brazilian I and do not say English, I forgive for any error!
> >
> > I have a FreeBSD Server (5.4). This server links ADSL has two,
> > and I need to balance the load between them, e also case one
> > stops the other keeps the connection.
>
> You can do this with pf, see
> http://openbsd.org/faq/pf/pools.html#outgoing and
> http://openbsd.org/faq/pf/carp.html

Using pools is sort of a poor man's load balancing.  It's more of a 
round-robin approach to using more than one link.  It's not going to 
allow you to do a single transfer using the aggregated bandwidth of 
both links.

-- 
Thanks,

Josh Paetzel



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