[pfSense] Replacing a Linux router with pfSense
cbuechler at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 08:05:04 EDT 2011
On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 7:55 AM, Tonix (Antonio Nati)
<tonix at interazioni.it> wrote:
> I think you should examine how CARP works on your routers and how it works
> in pfsense.
> In pre 2.0 version, PFsense CARP has a (fixed) different zone for each
> interface, so if an interface goes down it switches only that interface, and
> traffic bind to that interface becomes unreachable.
> It is useful only if a machine goes down, not if an interface goes down.
> If you actually switch all interfaces when one goes down, you can't do on
That's not true and never been true, the behavior of all versions is
to switch over all CARP IPs if any NIC on the primary can no longer
communicate with the secondary. You have something wrong on your
setup, or have intentionally disabled that via a manual hack, if
that's what yours does.
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