Need help with dual WAN/ dual LAN failover setup.
Gunther last edited by
My primary connection is over a cable modem which is nice and fast but has been having enough problems lately that I've also installed a DSL feed so I have something to use while the cable company tries to find the source of an intermittant problem.
What i want to accomplish is to run over the cable modem for everything and then failover to the DSL feed when the cable feed starts acting up.
It would also be a nice feature if I was able to selectively have individual machines on my lan use the DSL feed as thier primary route to the internet.
I'm a little lost as how to set this up though.
I have two lans, the wired one and a wireless…
LAN interface (em1) Status up MAC address 00:0e:0c:cf:e0:e8 IP address 192.168.8.1 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 Media 1000baseTX <full-duplex>In/out packets 49056/49003 (5.87 MB/10.55 MB) In/out errors 0/0 Collisions 0 WiFi interface (ral0) Status associated MAC address 00:1f:1f:a8:5c:61 IP address 192.168.16.1 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 Media autoselect mode 11g <hostap>Channel 4 SSID stomped In/out packets 8802/8283 (1.72 MB/1.43 MB) In/out errors 0/113 Collisions 0</hostap></full-duplex>
The two WAN feeds are as follows…
WAN interface (em0) Status up DHCP up MAC address 00:0e:0c:da:31:82 IP address 18.104.22.168 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 Gateway 22.214.171.124 ISP DNS servers 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52 Media 100baseTX <full-duplex>In/out packets 63911/49378 (30.54 MB/3.89 MB) In/out errors 0/0 Collisions 0 WAN2dsl interface (vr0) Status up DHCP up MAC address 00:50:8d:7c:27:69 IP address 192.168.0.2 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 Gateway 192.168.0.1 Media 100baseTX <full-duplex>In/out packets 1941/1411 (1.43 MB/211 KB) In/out errors 0/0 Collisions 0</full-duplex></full-duplex>
Everything is working fine over the cable setup, but I'm a little bit at a loss as how to setup the load balancer pools and firewall rules because one of the feeds is acting as a bridge with a DHCP address (the cable feed) and one is through a router with the 192.168.0.0/24 address (The DSL feed.)
Any suggestions would be most apreciated.
Gunther last edited by
Anyone interested in a one time consulting fee to help me get the initial configuration up and working?
indesman last edited by
What version of pfSense are you using? When I set up my 1.2.3 configuration I used a tutorial that I can't find right now. You might want to check this out:
http://doc.pfsense.org/index.php/Multi_WAN_/_Load_Balancing I didn't use this one but it looks similar.
and I just found this for 2.0 which I'm going to get started on in the morning: