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RE: T1 vpn load balancing [7:85935] posted 03/16/2004
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Yeah. From what i can recall. In your peer statments. You can specify
multiple. And they will just use the first one, until it times out. Then
switch to the second one listed. You may also want to check out DMVPN. Seems
to be up your alley since you are using GRE already.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/iosswrel/ps1839/products_feature_guide09186a0080110ba1.html

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Robert Kimble" 
Reply-To: "Robert Kimble" 
Date:  Tue, 16 Mar 2004 18:14:31 GMT

>Thank you for the quick response.
>
>At the moment we are running GRE over ipsec and OSPF between our routers.
>
>When I set up the tunnels and the crypto maps on the branch routers, I
>specified the ip address of the serial interface on the HQ router as the
>peer in the crypto map and the destination for the tunnel interface.
>
>What I'm wondering is, if I set up half of the tunnels to send traffic to
>the ip address of one router and the other half of the tunnels to send
>traffic to the second router, how can I set up the routers to take over for
>each other in the case that one goes down?
>
>I don't mean to sound completely ignorant (which I guess I sort of am) but
>is there a way to set up multiple peers on the brach office routers so that
>if one peer goes down it will fail over to the other one?
>
>I have the feeling I'm making this more complicated than it ought to be.
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