[Shorewall-users] Zone Scalability

Reginald Richardson rrich at rrich.mine.nu
Wed Dec 3 19:38:41 PST 2003


A few months ago, someone posted a FAILOVER solution on the LEAF-USERS board, but to date, i was waiting for his configs, to check it out, but didn't receive as yet

i think u have to be little creative here..
such as having more than one firewall, running some ping script, if the main server can't be ping, then the router is xferd to the 2ndary firewall..



> Reginald Richardson wrote:
> 
> >Personally i think u are making your single point of failure very large,
> >
> >if that one FIREWALL/ROUTER drops, then that is 8 subnets down
> >think about that first then, start planning the best approach
> >  
> >
> Good point. Is there any type of failover capibilities of shorewall?
> 
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