Lee Sharp wrote:
> From: "Ugo Bellavance" <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
>> Anyone has an idea of what kind of hardware with m0n0wall will be
>> similar to a 506e PIX?
> Amusingly enough, I am replacing one right now with a m0n0 box.
>> It runs on a 300 Mhz celeron, but I was wondering how it would compare
>> with a WRAP (266 Mhz).
> The CPU of the Warp will be less. If you are worried about demand, I
> would go with a higher speed Via solution. However, I don't think you
> will have a problem.
>> It also states it can handle 25 000 connexions...
> A meaningless number, unless you have a OC-3 to the net. The WRAP
> should give you about 40 meg bandwidth. If you are only using it for 2
> ports, this will saturate your internet connection.
>> My plan is to protect a web server, so I don't really need VPN, etc.
>> but I'd like to know what features are included in the PIX that m0n0
>> hasn't (IDS?).
> A lot of the Cisco proprietary tools will not be there. However, Cisco
> has the most difficult to use tools on the market, and they don't work
> with the standard tools. However, m0n0 likes more memory that the
> Cisco has. Think 128-256 meg as a reasonable minimum for a business
> class box. And many people would argue that IDS does not belong on a
> firewall, but on a box watching the firewall.
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