Wan failover

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adi_dragnic
adi_dragnic Posts: 15  Freshman Member
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edited April 2021 in Security

Hi all ,

I have configured wan failover to use secondary connection when primary fails, but i have noticed that i have trunk load balancing configured ? is there a way to configure just to have wan failover without load balancing on trunk.

Thanks in advance

Adi

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  • PeterUK
    PeterUK Posts: 2,709  Guru Member
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    edited June 2019
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    Not done a failover but heres what might work

    make two rounting rules

    The highest one with like

    Incoming = Interface

    member = LAN1

    Next hop

    type = Interface

    interface = wan1

    Address Translation

    Source Network Address Translation = outgoing-interface

    Advance

    check = Disable policy route automatically while Interface link down

    check = Enable Connectivity Check

    address ISP WAN gateway IP or 8.8.8.8


    Lowest rule secondary connection

    Incoming = Interface

    member = LAN1

    Next hop

    type = Interface

    interface = wan2

    Address Translation

    Source Network Address Translation = outgoing-interface


    When checking ping fails the highest rule will disable to allow the lowest rule.

  • Ian31
    Ian31 Posts: 167  Master Member
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    Hi @adi_dragnic,

    You can create an "User Configured Trunk" and add the secondary wan as "Passive" mode.


    Then select this WAN Trunk to replace the system default one.


  • adi_dragnic
    adi_dragnic Posts: 15  Freshman Member
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    Thanks Guys ,

    I will try this during the weekend days so i won't mess something up in production @PeterUK

    @Ian31

    Regards

    Adi

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