MLPPP - Not working PFSense



  • I am trying to get my MLPPP setup on Windstream, which they say they support.. I have done what it says to do in the PfSense manual, but no luck.. Any Ideas? Both Lines are up, and both get full speed.. but I can't get the combined speed..





  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    You should only have one PPP entry that uses both, not three.



  • Thanks for posting back! I have change the settings, rebuilt the PPP, rebooted everything, still no luck. Strange, when I do something on the internet, both modems ethernet lights blink like crazy.. Are both doing the same task? Is it odd that it is only showing one interface? Thanks!

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  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    With MLPPP you get true aggregation of the circuits – They are bonded to ONE "interface" that sends packets over both modems in a specific way such that both lines are utilized at the same level.

    If you download at 5Mbit/s for example each line will carry 2.5Mbit/s each.



  • Ok, when I do a speed test, shouldn't i be seeing around 24Meg down?


  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    If both lines are 12Mbit/s and working properly, then that would be your theoretical maximum.



  • Ok, but they are not.. Just getting 12.. Any troublesshooting options?



  • @svfusion:

    Ok, but they are not.. Just getting 12.. Any troublesshooting options?

    Are you signed up for MLPPP from your provider?  I know- obvious question. But Ive run into people before that think they can just set it up on their end and make it work.

    Your going to have a little extra overhead but if your lines are truly 12mbps each you should have over 20 bonded.

    Can you post your ppp logs?



  • Well, the Sales Rep lied or didn't know what the crap they were talking about.. The Sony Redbacks in my area do not support MLPPP.. So I can going to just try to load balance them..


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