Re: [ph-isp] Cisco load-balancing/failover

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Author: PH-ISP Mailing List
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To: PH-ISP Mailing List
Subject: Re: [ph-isp] Cisco load-balancing/failover
yes you need your own AS and 2600's will do just fine, make sure though that
your upstream ISP's only announces their and their customer routes to you.

At 11:06 AM 6/22/2005, you wrote:
>Hi,
>
>I'm thinking of implementing load-balancing/fail-over on our Cisco
>router. What I'm thinking of is to multi-home to two different ISPs:
>
>
>            ISP A
>              |
>              |
>              |
>          -------------
>           Router    -------------- ISP B
>          -------------

>
>Questions:
>
>1. From my research (I've never done this setup before), I would need
>to get an AS and also run BGP on our router, correct?
>
>2. I would be running BGP on our router - do we need a more powerful
>router (currently using Cisco 1751 with 1 serial line), or just add
>more memory?
>
>3. Should one of the serial links go down, how fast is the switchover
>to the other link? We are doing video streaming - so switchover
>should be as fast as possible.
>
>4. Any tips / pitfalls to avoid / comments / suggestions on the setup above?
>
>
>Thanks in advance.
>
>
>
>Regards,
>Joshua L. San Juan
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