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Date:      Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:53:45 -0800
From:      Charles Swiger <cswiger@mac.com>
To:        noc@hdk5.net
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Aggregating 2 dsl circuits.
Message-ID:  <5A37D5F8-E52C-46C0-9097-E2D7E19D039D@mac.com>
In-Reply-To: <528BD861.7070608@hdk5.net>
References:  <528BD861.7070608@hdk5.net>

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Hi--

On Nov 19, 2013, at 1:30 PM, Al Plant <noc@hdk5.net> wrote:
> Any of the Gurus on our list ever find a clear or have a How To on =
Aggregating 2 "static circuits" from a Lan to the ISP?  I have read the =
Handbook offerings and cant find the wording for /etc/rc.conf file to =
tie the two together.
>=20
> I get clashes with hostnames and IP's as errors. Separately each works =
as expected.

If both links are from the same provider, discuss using multilink PPP / =
PPPoE with them.  Decent ISPs and decent routers will support that =
readily enough.

If you're talking about DSL links from different providers, that =
represents an entirely different and more complicated set of problems.  =
To multihome between different providers, you'd need to obtain an AS # =
and a sufficiently large routable subnet that folks will carry a global =
BGP routing entry for it.  That used to be a /20, but I think that's =
more like a /18 nowadays.  (If that doesn't translate, check with APNIC =
or whoever your regional registrar is; they've got pricing here: =
http://www.apnic.net/services/become-a-member/how-much-does-it-cost )

Regards,
--=20
-Chuck




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