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 From:  Jeb Barger <jeb at rev dash x dot com>
 To:  Josh McAllister <josh at bluehornet dot com>
 Cc:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Question about Point to Point VPN Using M0n0wall
 Date:  Fri, 14 Jan 2005 19:39:48 -0600
That is good news.  I hope m0n0wall scales well.  I have a big pipe (gig 
fiber to the sites).

Jeb

Josh McAllister wrote:
> I have one Soekris box running 1.2b2 that terminates 4 IPSEC tunnels (2
> m0n0 / 2 FreeSwan) all of which see a fairly steady flow of traffic, as
> well as up to 10-12 PPTP connections all across 2xT1 (3Mb), while also
> providing firewall/NAT services to about 30 internal hosts. I've never
> seen load avg exceed 30% (Generally more like 20%). I'm using a 4801 w/
> the 1211 VPN accelerator card. Total cost < $350 and it's been ROCK
> solid for about 9 months and counting.
> 
> Hope that helps...
> 
> Josh McAllister
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James W. McKeand [mailto:james at mckeand dot biz] 
> Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 7:08 AM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] Question about Point to Point VPN Using M0n0wall
> 
> Jeb Barger wrote:
> 
>>This a great product, however, I need to setup some point to point
>>boxes around my work's wan.  I knew that one mwall will ipsec nicely
>>to another, however, can it handle two connections?  For example,
>>node A  IPSEC===>  Node B
>>node A  IPSEC===>  Node C
>>
>>with only having one mwall at each site.  Can it be done?
>>
>>
>>Jeb
> 
> 
> Yes, it can be done. I would even suggest a Node B ===> Node C
> connection to simplify the routing. This has been discussed before on
> the list. If I remember correctly, the biggest question has been
> sizing of the m0n0walls. I do not think embedded platforms are
> suggested for this application. I may be wrong, someone correct if I
> am...
> 
> Does anyone know the if there is a limit on tunnels you can establish,
> or is it up to your hardware?
> 
> _________________________________
> James W. McKeand
> 
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