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By danlebaron ·
Is there anyway to combine two dsl lines to feed 1 server. We have a backup dsl line that i would like to bring up and use. Is there a way to combine the data lines in case one goes down.

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by Kc 1 In reply to Combine DSL Lines

Adding a second ADSL connection is possible, but you won't be able to use the combination of the two ADSL lines as "one big pipe to the Internet". You could, with adroit use of routing commands, arrange things so that traffic to specific sites uses a specific ADSL connection. That would allow you to use both lines at the same time if you were accessing a site that is routed via one ADSL line and accessing a site that used the default route via the other ADSL line.

Trying to use both lines for inbound traffic is more of a problem. The system, unless told otherwise via a route statement, is going to send replies back out the default route, regardless of which ADSL line the request arrives on.

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by saihib In reply to Combine DSL Lines

What you want to do is possible. It's known as "line bonding" or "DSL bonding." You'll have to check with your DSL provider to see if they support or even offer it.

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by dcosgrove In reply to Combine DSL Lines

This link should answer your question. I have seen other units, but they all had similar limitations.

http://www.pcmag.com/print_article/0,3048,a=24768,00.asp

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