What is ISP redundancy? ISP Redundancy Modes
Uses the two links to distribute load of connections. Connections coming in are alternated. You can configure best relative loads for the links (set a faster link to handle more load). New connections are randomly assigned to a link. If one link fails, the other link takes the load.
How do I set ISP redundancy checkpoint?
- Click Other > ISP Redundancy.
- Click Set initial configuration. The ISP Links are added automatically.
- For Primary/Backup mode, make sure the Primary interface is first in the list. Use the arrows on the right to change the order.
- Click OK.
Why Would an ISP add redundant connections? Adding a Redundant Internet Connection Has Multiple Benefits
It can be weather-related, an issue with the ISP’s server, or a problem with a cable or DSL line. You have no control over when or for how long you may lose your internet connection if your provider has a problem.
What is ISP failover? Failover means that when the primary connection is down, the secondary connection takes over. Failover means that when the primary connection is down, the secondary connection takes over. If two ISP links are set up so that the primary link takes 100% of the traffic, then there is no load balancing implemented.