Multi-WAN with loadbalancing\failover and VLAN
I'm currently installing a pfsense installation here (1.2.3-Release) where I'm trying to implement multiwan with both failover and loadbalancing.
However, since I did not have any extra PCI-X NICs I've used VLAN'ing instead.
So the config is
NIC1 WAN -> vlan0 = WAN1 -> vlan1 = WAN2
The loadbalancing appears to work just fine, when I do some traffic both WANs appear to get traffic.
However, the physical WAN shows up in interfaces and has a gateway from one of the WANs, but no IP, and if I take down the WAN that the physical WAN's interface has as a gateway there is no failover, the connection just dies.
However, if I take down the WAN which the physical NIC does not have a gateway for the connection stays up (logically).
I have tried rebooting the box, and then the second WAN's gateway was assigned to the physical NIC, now the reverse happens, if I take down the WAN that previously was the gateway, the connection stays up, and if I take down the WAN that is now the gateway it dies.
What am I doing wrong ? And is the physical WAN supposed to have a gateway ?
I assume you solved this on the IRC channel earlier?
Sorry no, I did not quite understand the reply I got and I got disconnected several times so I might have missed relevant parts of the conversation :-)