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 From:  Jayden Phillips <trainguy77 at shaw dot ca>
 To:  Chris Dollmont <cdollmont at mac dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] IPsec speed
 Date:  Mon, 29 Aug 2005 20:07:54 -0600
Could it be that I am behind a Nat router? But is still get a connection????
I have no idea. anybody?


On 8/29/05 5:32 PM, "Chris Dollmont" <cdollmont at mac dot com> wrote:

> 
> On Aug 29, 2005, at 4:22 PM, Jayden Phillips wrote:
> 
>> I checked today, the machine is a 600 mhz machine. Is there a way I
>> can tell
>> how much CPU is being used?
>> 
> 
> If you're using 1.2b9, the CPU performance is graphed on the Status
> page.
> 
> Having said that, it's likely that the CPU is *not* the culprit. A
> 600 Mhz CPU is plenty fast enough to handle even a very large IPSec
> tunnel--one of my tunnel endpoints on a 3 Mbps connection is a 266
> Pentium, and the performance on that tunnel is very good.
> 
> Although I have a Mac, I've not tried the IPSec client on it. I use
> either PPTP or OpenVPN, and get very good performance with both.
> Although I've recommended OpenVPN in the past, I have to withdraw
> that recommendation since it's being dropped from the release code of
> 1.2.
> 
> Chris