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 From:  Erik Anderson <erikerik at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0 replacing a Cisco Catalyst 2650?
 Date:  Thu, 3 Nov 2005 11:14:29 -0600
On 11/3/05, Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com> wrote:
>
> depends on how much you want to route between LAN, DMZ, and wireless.
> 10 Mb of Internet bandwidth isn't an issue at all, but if you want
> that plus ~100 Mb between LAN and DMZ, and ~30 Mb between wireless and
> LAN, then no, a 4801 is not sufficient.
>
> You can get a maximum of about 45 Mb thorugh a 4801.  take off 5 Mb
> for Internet, and you have ~40 Mb of capacity between the LAN,
> wireless, and DMZ interfaces.

Thanks, Chris.  This helps a lot.  I'd say that 90% of our bandwidth
is between the LAN and WAN interfaces.  Traffic to and from the DMZ
and wireless interfaces would be fairly minimal.  Maybe 1 or 2 Mbps.