How do I use 2 Internet connections on a single Server 2003/Exchange machine with a domain?
Here is our situation:
We have a Server 2003 machine that is currently hosting our domain and running Exchange via a dual bonded T1. All of the client computers are also using this same connection through the server for Internet. The connection has been great but is not sufficient for the number of clients also using it for Internet so we brought in a high bandwidth cable connection that we would like to use JUST for the Internet (while continuing to use our other connection/IP address for VPN/Exchange/hosting/etc.)
I currently have both Internet connections (two different ISPs with 2 different IP addresses) connected to the server and the server is connected to our LAN (3 NICs.) How can I use our new connection for Internet without affecting everything else?
I've looked into load balancing/etc but haven't really seen a great solution yet. I'm not as concerned with combining both connections as I am with just getting this setup to work. If combining them happens to be the easiest way then I'm willing to go that route but I feel this must be a somewhat common situation and there has to be a simple solution for this! I'm experienced with basic networking as well as Linux but don't have a lot of experience with Windows Server and I've been working on this (and searching the web) for around 3 hours now and haven't found what I'm looking for!
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