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Dual wan router options

Posted on 2006-10-31
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i need a router that can handle dual WAN and loadsharing please. Stable good uptime and affordable price.
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Question by:jonnydollar
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by:mikeleebrla
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any cisco router with two WIC interfaces will work just fine.
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by:knightrider2k2
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Or if you have a spare computer then install linux. Read the following

http://enterprise.linux.com/comments.pl?sid=35145&cid=84655
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by:mikeleebrla
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what type of circuit/handoff do you have from your ISP?  b/c both of knightrider's solutions are for ethernet handoffs.  I assumed since you were talking about WAN links that you had a PRI.
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by:knightrider2k2
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one more for ethernet

http://www.xincom.com/products.php

Its affordable
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by:jonnydollar
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are the linksys models any good
the reviews for those others were not so hot.
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Rob Williams earned 125 total points
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Linksys has a "commercial" line of routers the RV series which includes the RV042 at a very affordable price, about $200 US It offers dual WAN fail-over and load-balancing features as well as DMZ option (instead of dual WAN), and numerous VPN functions such as site to site, PPTP client, and it's own QuickVPN IPSec client. A very dependable unit. I have installed more than 20 of these with no failures.
http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_Product_C2&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1123638171618&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper
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by:Rob Williams
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Thanks jonnydollar,
--Rob
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