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 From:  Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Performances of the LAN to DMZ.
 Date:  Tue, 31 May 2005 09:20:34 -0400
Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 5/30/05, shwing <shwing at shwinux dot com> wrote:
> 
>>I have a WRAP (PC Engines WRAP.1D-2) and my DMZ server is PIII 800Mhz (512Mb
>>of ram)
>>
> 
> 
> This is why you typically don't put things that require fast
> throughput, like a file server, on a DMZ segment.  4.4 MBps is around
> 35 Mbps, which is about the max throughput of a WRAP.  It's only a 266
> MHz, sub $200 USD box.  It's not suitable and not designed to route
> wire speed, and you won't find that in any box at that price.  A 1 GHz
> or so should do wire speed.  

Just FYI, I get wire speed with a celeron 400.

> If you really need excellent performance
> from a file server on a different subnet, a L3 switch is the way to
> go.
> 
> -Chris