SMB automatic failover for VMs
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How to use Pfsense to Automatic Failover connections to a Windows file server with an Ethernet and a Wifi card?
I see in LoadBalancer there is the option for Manual Failover and Load balancing.
How to achieve Automatic failover?
It works fine for a file transfer to a VIP on port 445…the connection is stopped a few seconds, then it resumes at the failed-over Nic speed.
But I am more concerned about connections to virtual hard disks. The VM OS will crash.
I know there are other solutions such as Nic teaming, and SMB transparent failover (MS failover cluster), but I would like to make sure that Pfsense cannot help. Maybe with 2 Pfsenses?