Allow default gateway switching - dual WAN
jarlel last edited by
The setting "Allow default gateway switching" is located under System - Advanced - Miscellaneous.
I have two WANs configured for load balancing. None of the interfaces has the "default gateway" set.
The "Allow default gateway switching" is set.
The problem is that when both WANs are connected and live there is a "default" route under "Diagnostics" - "Routes".
When I disconnect the first WAN there is no longer a default route in the routing table.
Shouldn't the setting "Allow default gateway switching" take care of this?
I have even tried setting one of the interfaces as "default gateway", but still the other WAN interface doesn't get the default route when disconnecting the first WAN.
Does anyone have some thoughts around this?
MedoZero last edited by
how do you disconnect it ? do you mean to remove the cable from the interface ? or you disable it from pfsense webConfing portal ?
josekym last edited by
In our experience, it works better with a Default Gateway selected. Failover works as expected this way. :)
showmethemoney last edited by
Create gateways group "System->Routing->Groups". When u creat it choose priority "tiers" of u gateways switching and trigget level "member down".
Make the firewall rule:
destination:lan subnet (AND CHECK "NOT"!!!)
destination port range: any
Gateway: "name of u gateways group"