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 Post subject: Backup Dial-Up Setup
PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2002 11:29 am 
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We had this nifty setup at my old work when the ISDN went down the mail server would switch to the next metric which was the 56K dial-up.

Just wondering if anyone has done similar on their Linux box and how they achieved it.

(Wouldn't mind adding it as an article on the site)

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Wouldn't a simple way of doing this be to have a cron job that checks whether the ISDN (or whatever) is up and if it isn't initiates the dial in on a modem line??

What do other people think??

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Yeah but that is a nasty hack way...

The best way is with a metric value... so when the net is access (or some tries) then it just dials the backup line :P :)

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