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# 140760 19-Feb-2014 14:53
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Hello fellow geeks 

My work is getting a UFB connection installed shortly and we want to keep our current internet connection as well, so I am looking for a dual-WAN router with 3/4g USB modem support to replace the current single-WAN router. I currently have a 2degrees 21.7Mbps USB modem which I'd like to keep using.

Questions:

- Can anyone recommend a dual-WAN router with 3/4g USB modem support? Wireless would be nice, but not essential.

- Does anyone use the Cisco RV-320 router? Have they had any issues with it? Specifically any issues with the USB modem? 

Thanks!



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  # 990647 19-Feb-2014 17:35
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Draytek Vigor 2130.

Gigabit WAN. 4xGigabit LAN.
3G Failover - I have used a 2D 3g stick. Not sure if it is the '21.7 Mbps' model. Aliexpress is your friend for 3g sticks.
Based on OpenWRT.
Solid.

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  # 990691 19-Feb-2014 19:01
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Don't think the RV series have VLAN tagging on the WAN port which is needed for most UFB setups.

 
 
 
 


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  # 990740 19-Feb-2014 20:58
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Best bet is probably mikrotik or pfsense. Not sure if mikrotik does dual wan though?





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  # 990799 19-Feb-2014 22:05
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Draytek 2130 is nice but not dual wan - you want a mikrotik



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  # 990970 20-Feb-2014 10:16
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Thanks for all the suggestions :)

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  # 990987 20-Feb-2014 10:46
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I have just put in a Netgear UTM25S at a business I look after

It has Dual WAN / Threat Management / USB backup aslo does VPN.
http://www.netgear.com/business/products/security/utm-firewalls.aspx#tab-models

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  # 991050 20-Feb-2014 12:18
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Ah sorry. Thought you would just want 3G backup not true dual-wan.

You would have to step up to the Draytek 2850. But yep, Mikrotik would do a great job for half the price.

 
 
 
 


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  # 997325 1-Mar-2014 21:55
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I stand corrected. Looks like the RV315W will VLAN tag the WAN. RV320 is not clear if it can or can't.

315W has dual WAN + 3G

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  # 997331 1-Mar-2014 22:31
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weefry: My work is getting a UFB connection installed shortly and we want to keep our current internet connection as well ...

Are you "allowed" to have xDSL/copper as well as UFB?
I thought that this was discouraged with domestic connections - but "the rules of the game" may be different for business connections.




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  # 997408 2-Mar-2014 07:23
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Sideface:Are you "allowed" to have xDSL/copper as well as UFB?
I thought that this was discouraged with domestic connections - but "the rules of the game" may be different for business connections.


Depends on the installation - sometimes the copper is removed in order to instal fiber, sometimes it can stay.

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