Solved

Configure SBS 2003 to handle two ISP's, DSL for the download traffic and T1 for the upload

Posted on 2008-06-25
11
397 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-14
I have SBS server managing the network, also running exchange from it. I use a 6MB/DSL service which is great for surfing but awfull for the upload, for example when I send blast emails, or  heavy attachments the server suffers from it and bottlenecks all email trying to go through.  To solve this I have to purge these emails from the QUEUE folder over at Server Management console.

I'm ordering a T1 and need advise configuring my SBS to use the T1 for mail handling and the DSL for regular internet surfing.

I have a temporary solution: have SBS use the T1 as the default gateway, and secondly manually configure the user's internet browsers to use DSL for surfing.
0
Comment
Question by:gabepcsolutions
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 4
  • 2
  • +1
11 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:iamangel
ID: 21867981
Setup other network card and original network card for internet and connect to DSL.
New card setup for T1 line and email server but SBS normally try send to primary network card.
Anyway you need spam filter for your SBS. Buy spam filter (I'm use baracuda) and SBS send email relay to spam filter and spam filter send email to out side.

Of cause spam filter setup on th T1 and email server need use T1 line ip address.
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:CarlWarner
ID: 21868013
Or hardware-wise, try:

Twin WAN Series
http://www.xincom.com/twinwan.php
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:iamangel
ID: 21868117
CarlWarner/// Good point!

I'm use Netgear FVS 124G VPN router. this model can too.
0
Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

 

Author Comment

by:gabepcsolutions
ID: 21868119
My main concern is getting SBS ready for this. Let's say I install a second card, I dont suppose it will let me configure two default gateways. Basically how do I get SBS to use the T1 for uploading traffic and DSL for downloading.

In regards to security: Between the server and the T1 I'll have a CISCO ASA 5505.
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:IanTh
ID: 21872951
you just need to set up the routing table to use the correct dsl nic for port 80 for www and for email on the t1 use the correct ports  see http://graphcomp.com/info/specs/ports.html
0
 

Author Comment

by:gabepcsolutions
ID: 21874550
Ok, I understand... I have no idea how to configure that. What tool do I use, where do I go?
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:IanTh
ID: 21879727
0
 

Author Comment

by:gabepcsolutions
ID: 21879781
LOL... thanks for trying to educate me!!!

IanTh... is it possible for you to provide me with practical steps to configuring a routing table, not an explanation of what it is.

I believe it's a script you run from a .bat file, right?
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:IanTh
ID: 21897747
actually I think it will not work with a routing table as you will still only have one gateway multiple gateways would need to be manually configured sorry if I got you hopes up
0
 

Author Comment

by:gabepcsolutions
ID: 21898362
Can somebody help?
0
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
IanTh earned 500 total points
ID: 21899150
I think you will have go down the hardware route as previously stated as the hardware will allow multiple gateways whereas windows does not
0

Featured Post

Visualize your virtual and backup environments

Create well-organized and polished visualizations of your virtual and backup environments when planning VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V or Veeam deployments. It helps you to gain better visibility and valuable business insights.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
New HP server install iLo 4 65
RAID Configuration 18 73
Cisco Licensing for Wi Fi 4 51
Unidentified Network 12 57
I've often see, or have been asked, the question about the difference between the Exchange 2010 SP1 version, available as part of Small Business Server (SBS) 2011, and the “normal” Exchange 2010 SP1 Standard. The answer to the question is relativ…
Usually shares are where we want them for our users and we tend to take them for granted. There are times, however, when those shares may disappear causing difficulty for your users. One of the first things to try is searching for files that shou…
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29004105/Run-AutoHotkey-script-directly-from-Notepad.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to run an AutoHotkey script (.AHK) directly from Notepad++ (aka NPP). This video…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question