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 From:  Dan Bond <dan dot bond at gmail dot com>
 To:  monowall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Robust enough for heavy duty?
 Date:  Sat, 10 Dec 2005 18:50:54 +0000
Or you could follow the dev instructions on how to build a custom
image, and change to option for maximum states to something a little
higher, say 200,000. Or does anyone have any suggestions why that
wouldn't work?

Dan
On 10/12/05, Robert <valnar at yahoo dot com> wrote:
> I would get a better Sonicwall.  As much as I like the m0n0wall, as others
> have said, it can't handle as many states as a Sonicwall.  I've hit that
> limit before if you have multiple people doing Bittorrent or something
> similar.  Heck, even one virus knocked out our Pro 200 Sonicwall until I
> found the infected PC and took care of it.  Featurewise the two are
> comparable, although I could never get Sonicwall's version of 'captive
> portal' to work well.
>
> If you have the money to spend, the Pro 2040 or 3060 are excellent
> firewalls.  If you need more advanced rule sets, the enhanced firmware may
> be worth it too.
>
> Robert
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tech at adaptive dot net [mailto:tech at adaptive dot net]
> Sent: Friday, December 09, 2005 6:54 PM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall] Robust enough for heavy duty?
>
> Im looking to replace a SonicWall Pro 300 which i think is dogging down our
> T3 bandwidth.
>
> We move about 12Mbits out and 2Mbits in at peak hours hosting web and email
>
> Question is, if i put m0n0wall on AMD 3200 at 400Mhz bus and whatever of
> RAM, will it be able to keep up with my traffic for some 128 hosts servers?
>
> We're talking about websites and individual server hits as such, im sure
> were talking about hundreds of thousands of sessions at any given time.
>
>
>
>
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