Solved

Two internet connections on one network

Posted on 2011-09-05
3
201 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a question about running two internet connections on one network.  I did some seaches and found this question usually with people trying to increase bandwith. to be honest I just want to be lazy and have it use which ever one is there at the time without reconfiguring the rounter and IP aaddress.  Situation is I have cable modem and a DSL modem and I sometimes swap services.  I have to linksys E1000 rourters and currently have them set up as 192.168.1.1(cable) and 192.168.0.1(DSL). I usually only have one serve turned on at a time.  If have not figured it out already I swap services to stay in promotional rates.  I would like to have them both hooked up at the same time and have the network use whichever internet is working at the time.  I also have a Linksys/Cisco SR224G wth 2 1gb ports on it if this help at all.  Do I need to buy a dual Lan Router or can I work with what I have.  Networking is not my strong point so you may have to ask me more questions to anwer my question.
0
Comment
Question by:67Buzz
3 Comments
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
xmlmagician earned 250 total points
ID: 36484080
0
 
LVL 38

Assisted Solution

by:Aaron Tomosky
Aaron Tomosky earned 250 total points
ID: 36484250
Seems much easier to just set them up with the same LAN, and swap them when you switch services. $500 is about the lowest you can spend on a decent dual wan router. You can play with ddwrt on the cheap but it's gonna be command line Linux to do this.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:67Buzz
ID: 36507712
Thanks both of you for the input seems like the best thing to do is just run one at a time.  It was not a big deal just trying to be lazy
0

Featured Post

6 Surprising Benefits of Threat Intelligence

All sorts of threat intelligence is available on the web. Intelligence you can learn from, and use to anticipate and prepare for future attacks.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Even if you have implemented a Mobile Device Management solution company wide, it is a good idea to make sure you are taking into account all of the major risks to your electronic protected health information (ePHI).
ADCs have gained traction within the last decade, largely due to increased demand for legacy load balancing appliances to handle more advanced application delivery requirements and improve application performance.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

746 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now