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Two internet connections on one network

Posted on 2011-03-25
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Please I need help with my network. I have two internet connection the first one via VSAT I have comptech modem connect to cisco router then to firewall then to cisco 4500 core switch then to network. Now we want to take another connection via fiber connection we will get from ISP connection throught cisco switch. Please my question how I can combine this two internet connection for one network I mean I need the two connection to work together in same time also if one connection drop down the other will cover the network. Please is there anyway to do that any hardware or appliances can do that. I have open budget to do that

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by:Hutch_77
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http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Networking_Hardware/Routers/Q_22953700.html

there are also other Load balancing devices out there for handling multiple wan connections.
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Hello

Please this link for connection for two WAN but I have one connection throught WAN and second connection throught fiber switch. Please how I can combine them

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by:Hutch_77
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That is 2 wan's

You have a fiber switch wan and the other internet provision wan.
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by:nasemabdullaa
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Hello

Thank you for your reply, Yes I have one connection (Fiber) through switch and the second one throuht router

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by:nasemabdullaa
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Thank you for your reply

Please the connection throuht fiber is connect to switch then I have ethernet cable from this switch. the second connection is from VSAT and its connect to cisco router throught serial cable

Below my Ip address for both connection
VSAT
IP address 82.205.240.198
Mask 255.255.255.240
Geataway 82.205.240.197
DNS 82.205.224.9
DNS 82.205.224.25

Fiber ( I do not have it until now) Lets say
Ip address 85.200.200.3
mask 255.255.255.248
GW 85.200.200.1
DNS X.X.X.X

inside network is 192.168.0.0

Please how I can made my configuration

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by:API_NOC
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Sounds like you need a Peplink device

http://www.peplink.com/balance/features/
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by:lomejordeesto
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The best you can use is a Cisco, of course it's not the easiest to configure but for sure it has the best performance. What I do is to setup two IP SLA with tracking to the default getaway of each WAN, then configure two default ip routes for equal load balancing, one for each WAN and do the NATand that's all.
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Thank you for your reply

Plesae any document can help me to configure cisco with two WAN (VSAT and fiber connection)

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