[clug] Adaptive Static Routing

jm jeffm at ghostgun.com
Thu Oct 6 22:56:31 UTC 2022

Luckily I don't have to deal with NAT at that point in the network and 
it's all on private addresses. This part is anyway. There is more to be 
added in later. At the though I'm looking at a simplified test case to 
see what spaghetti I'm likely to create.


On 7/10/22 08:58, Michael Still wrote:
> I've had a couple of swings at this over the years and never gotten it 
> working to my satisfaction -- for example, its not as simple as that 
> if NAT is in play and the links are from different ISPs. Existing 
> sessions need to go over the link they were initiated with in that case.
> The closest I've seen is https://speedify.com/ is the closest I've 
> seen to a believable solution, although you could probably build an 
> equivalent yourself if you're keen.
> Michael
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2022 at 8:39 AM jm via linux <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>     Say you have a Linux server with two uplinks. Link A is cheaper to
>     use
>     and Link B is more expensive to use. Is it possible just with static
>     routing to say, "Send all traffic down Link A until it 80% full then
>     start to send the overflow down link B"? I've looked around as much
>     documentation as I could to do with the "ip route" command. It's
>     possible to do failover links by using link priorities and it's
>     possible
>     to do weighted links with multipath. But, is it possible to do a
>     primary
>     link with a overflow?
>     Jeff.
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