[Mageia-discuss] network balancing by default

P. Christeas p_christ at hol.gr
Mon Oct 25 00:56:32 CEST 2010

On Sunday 24 October 2010, Maarten Vanraes wrote:
> I would propose the following:
> A.) by default, add for every interface, a little advanced routing which
> makes packets return from the same way they came.
> This usually is only useful with incoming packets, but can still be useful
> if laptops have for example 2 gateways because the wifi is still on and
> the cable is too. That would mean that from both interfaces it'd be
> possible to use ssh or vnc or whatever.
> B.) if we have multiple gateways (like in that case), have them use both
> balancedly. ie: start a small daemon which checks which of the gateways is
> up or down; and change the default gateway accordingly, or even both in
> some kind of balanced mode. (with advanced routing.)
> This would have the benefit, if you have really clueless users with a
> laptop; that everything will still work well. and you're still able to
> take over his laptop.

Will that do ? :

(note to myself: I have to build a man^Hgeia rpm..)

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