On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 10:43:46PM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> I have two links to the net. A primary link which is quite reliable and a
> secondary link that is a stand-by.
> What's the best way of making the secondary take over?
> There's no need to routing protocols because we don't have routing protocols
> running, but I'd be happy to install something like Zebra if it can be
> configured to ping hosts on one link and switch to the other link if they
> stop responding.
> I could write a shell script to do some pings, but there's the risk that bugs
> in my script cause more problems than network outages... :(
You may want to take a look at the:
There are kernel patches for detecting dead gateways etc.
Theodor Milkov Administrator IP Networks
Davidov Electric Ltd. Phone: +359 (2) 730158
- From: Russell Coker <firstname.lastname@example.org>