failover via comcast tunnel?

Matt Hoppes mhoppes at
Thu Dec 17 21:15:01 UTC 2015

You could tunnel to a data center. 

Or NAT out their service. 

Tunneling via EoIP would allow you to stay within their ToS. 

> On Dec 17, 2015, at 16:01, bzs at wrote:
> I'm looking at some sort of 50-100mbps failover link in case my
> primary is down.
> My options seem limited particularly since I'm cheap.
> I see Comcast has unlimited data business links in this range but I'm
> not sure I'd want to deal with the management issue of BGP or swapping
> ip blocks etc with them in an emergency. I just tried calling their
> business sales line and after the initial "Thank you for calling
> Comcast Business Services etc" it dropped me...three times. Yeah, that
> builds confidence.
> So I'm thinking something more like using their service as a raw
> bandwidth pipe and tunneling to an actual route provider?
> Crazy? Anyone done anything like this? Are there tools for that?
> Other, similar suggestions?
> Feel free contact me off-list.
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