[hackerspaces] RE : IPv6 Day
rhys at rhavenindustrys.com
Wed Jun 8 23:02:54 CEST 2011
James: Like Astaro similarly, seemed a bit more "don't mess under the
hood" than pfSense. I've been pushing these appliance distros over raw
BSD or Linux so hopefully people who aren't network admins can manage them.
Chris: If you think Cisco VPN is easier, check out pfSense 2.0's OpenVPN
and certificate configuration. Or Astaro. Or Vyatta. Cisco and Juniper
VPN is bleh.
On 06/08/2011 02:13 PM, James Arlen wrote:
> We are having great luck with Astaro on commodity hardware.
> IPv6 and still easy to manage.
> On 2011-06-08 2:45 PM, "Chris Weiss" <cweiss at gmail.com
> <mailto:cweiss at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 1:35 PM, Rhys Rhaven
> <rhys at rhavenindustrys.com <mailto:rhys at rhavenindustrys.com>> wrote:
> >> Whatever I find. Currently I'm getting a good number of ~3Ghz
> Pentium 4s. A
> >> gig of ram and most importantly, proper Intel NICs. 3 gigabit NICs
> will max
> >> out a PCI bus, but for a perimeter router it works great. Basic rule of
> > I've maxed out PCI bus with 1 NIC and a 4 port sata raid controller.
> > upgraded to a pci-x board and more than doubled the throughput.
> > Though really, most of us don't have to worry about hitting the gigE
> > speeds, or even 100Mbit, for our internet routing.
> > only time a cisco might work better, or at least easier, is for a vpn,
> > and even then only if you can control what OS and software the users
> > devices run.
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