From: Lee Sharp [mailto:leesharp at hal dash pc dot org]
Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 11:56 AM
To: Don Gray; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] PPTP Practical Hardware Limitations?
From: "Don Gray" <don at netcaliber dot com>
>> I've got a client needing a VPN solution for remote users. They are
>> considering a Cisco VPN Concentrator but are hindered by the cost; I
>> told them about m0n0 and they were interested. They currently don't
>> require a large number of users to access their network but will in
>> the future. I found Chris' page on how to increase the number of
>> allowable PPTP connections through software BUT what are the hardware
>> can I calculate how many concurrent connections are possible for a
>> given hardware setup? Has anyone else used m0n0 in this way?
>A lot of this will depend on throughput and the level of encryption. What
is the size of your pipe to the internet?
Currently a cable internet connection at 3Mbps down and 960Kbps up. May
change to a T-1 at a later date.