[Shorewall-users] Zone Scalability

Mike Noyes mhnoyes at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Dec 3 19:03:37 PST 2003

On Wed, 2003-12-03 at 10:38, Reginald Richardson wrote:
> 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

Reginald, Benton, & Matt,
The LEAF Bering uClibc team is actively working on a high-availability
solution using linux-ha.org software. IPV6 and Zebra are already


> 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?

Mike Noyes <mhnoyes at users.sourceforge.net>
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