> I need to setup a few monowalls in the near future.
> All of them will use the captive portal connecting to a radius server for
> authentication and accounting.
> Users will vary from 4 to 30 on the different monowalls.
> I was wondering what kind of pc hardware will be ok to do this monowall
> I will use a CF2IDE adapter and a compact flash card to boot from.
> So far I've set up a PII 400MHz system with 128MB ram and a 128MB CF card.
> It's doing fine and the memory use sits at only 19%, but there hasn't been
> much stress on that machine so far.
> Only a max. of 4 users now and no traffic shaping or so.
> What are you guys experiences on more heavy loads?
> What CPU?, amount of RAM?, etc. do you use?
I use it for our company, some 20 users and one vpn to a remote
location. The machine is a HP Brio with a Celeron 300a with 128MB ram, a
4GB harddisk and three Intel Pro 100 network adapters. I don't know
about the exact load but the processor stays *cold* all day.