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true failover?

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on April 14, 2005 09:47 PM
does this provide real failover? I would guess the failover will only work if the interface goes down completely. The failover will not work if for example your upstream router stops responding.

I guess you would need a routing deamon that can handle some routing protocol such as RIP, BGP, IGP, or OSPF, and the upstream router should be configured to talk to your router as well. Would that be possible with Linux?

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