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Multiple Uplinks (Primary Internet and Backup) -- Need physical switch to toggle between

Posted on 2016-08-01
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Does such a physical flip switch exist (using 3 of the same Ethernet cables from modem to flip switch, and flip switch to router) that I can manually toggle between 2 uplinks.. example

VERIZON                OPTIMUM
                 \       |     /  
                         |    < PHYSICAL FLIP SWITCH HERE TO CHANGE THE UPLINK TO ROUTER (BETWEEN VERIZON/OPTIMUM)
                    ROUTER
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by:Don Johnston
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You could run the cable from each service to a three-port router and simply disable the port connected to the service you don't want to use.
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by:Mark
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Too many steps .. I need the ability to just flip a switch
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by:Mark
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PERFECT, thank you.
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