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Digi TransPort WR44v2 - how to failover from Cell to ETH1

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We purchased 46 Digi TransPort WR44v2.

I am looking to see what is the easiest way to automatically failover from cellular signal (SIM) to ETH1 (that will come from Satellite).
We need to set the ETH1 to 2nd priority over cellular as Satellite is much more expensive. Whenever cellular is available it should be used.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
asked Jul 27, 2016 in Digi TransPort by gatorgal88 New to the Community (1 point)

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Here is a Application Note on how to do this with monitoring

this goes through how to setup the firewall to monitor traffic and bring the cellular down if it cannot communicate.

this then allows traffic to flow on an ethernet interface


answered Jul 28, 2016 by James.Wilson Veteran of the Digi Community (1,227 points)
selected Jul 29, 2016 by gatorgal88
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You can find many self help guides on our support pages here:


The exact document you want is Application Note 71 here:

answered Jul 28, 2016 by NicholasWilson Veteran of the Digi Community (1,003 points)
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Not sure if this will help, stumbled on this, I would assume it works similar just have to give your Cellular a lower metric.


PS: I have not tried it myself.
answered Jul 28, 2016 by bzee New to the Community (4 points)