Tinc, multi-wan failover, gateway switching



  • I've replaced a bundle of cumbersome (OpenVPN/p2p + Quagga OSPF) to use [tink + OSPF].

    I am very happy with result. However, there is a shortcoming: no way for tinc to use gateways group, the way OpenVPN does.

    I've managed to make some intermediary solution by using a Gateway switching (System -> Advanced -> Miscellaneous -> Load Balancing -> Enable default gateway switching

    That helps, but missing more powerful failover functionality.

    I've done some tcpdump inspection, it looks like tinc works on default gateway (WAN Interface). So there is no way to reroute it's traffic with LAN firewall

    Hopefully, it works like OpenVPN does, OpenVPN -> Client -> Interface -> [Gateway group]

    Is there a way to make it in command line for now?



  • Hi Vetal,

    Do you happen to have any screenshots of how you got OSPF working with Tinc?

    Thanks!



  • @vetal Still using tinc? Find a better multi-wan solution for it?