dual internet connection on cisco 2800 Router

Hi Experts,

My organizaion having one cisco 2821 router with internet line .
Now we we want to activate a second internet line.
My question can we activate 2 internet lines on existing rotuer or i have to purchase a
new router or module ?
osloboyAsked:
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DIPRAJCommented:
no need to purchase a second router...you can configure the same easily on the same router.


you just configure two default static route pointing to next hop.
you can load balance the traffic also.

or else configure two default static route...just increase the AD value.
like as-
ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 <PRIMARY_ISP>
ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 <SECONDARY_ISP> 254
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pwindellCommented:
The two Lines have to come from the same ISP

The ISP is the one that sets it up (not you). They have to setup the BGP between your Router and thier Router.
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osloboyAuthor Commented:
ISP of second internet line is diffrent.
but on my router there are only two interface ge0/1 and ge/0 and already used for line 1.
where i will allocate my second internet line ?
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Khandakar Ashfaqur RahmanExpert/ConsultantCommented:
You need to add new module.
If you have ASN you could go for BGP otherwise check policy based routing.An example:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/tech/tk364/technologies_configuration_example09186a0080211f5c.shtml
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osloboyAuthor Commented:
hi  Rigan,
i have to purchase  the same module that i already have in my router ?
or diffrent module.
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Khandakar Ashfaqur RahmanExpert/ConsultantCommented:
I'm not sure which modules you have already with your router.But you may add Fast Ethernet or Ethernet Switch module.The following link has details information about that:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/routers/access/interfaces/nm/hardware/installation/guide/OvrNetM.html

Moreover, it'd be the best for you to contact to vendor.
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osloboyAuthor Commented:
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