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 From:  "Christopher M. Iarocci" <iarocci at eastendsc dot com>
 To:  Alex M <radiussupport at lrcommunications dot net>
 Cc:  Monowall Support List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Online / Offline Status Notification System via push
 Date:  Sun, 05 Nov 2006 11:23:10 -0500
Well, I'm not saying I wouldn't like it for free, especially for my 
home.  But for a business using m0n0wall, it would be better as a pay 
service with some sort of SLA agreement.  I do live by the saying "If 
it's free, it's for me."  :-)

Chris

Alex M wrote:
> Lol you are the first one who doesn't want something for free... Well yea I
> can add later on a separate server for paying customers basically script
> sends 9bites max simultaneous connections = 100, so assume 50% probability
> of semitones request I can securely have 200 connections per 1/4 sec, so I
> can say 50,000 NASes per server. So the reasonable pries to maintain serve
> would be like $.004 in case of a full load or like 50c per year per NAS...
>
> Still I like the idea of free service. It does t eat my bandwidth and I got
> lots of it anyway... 
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher M. Iarocci [mailto:iarocci at eastendsc dot com] 
> Sent: Saturday, November 04, 2006 10:03 PM
> To: Alex M
> Cc: Monowall Support List; 'Mono Dev List'
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Online / Offline Status Notification System via push
>
> Sounds interesting, but how are you going to host a server for everyone 
> to use for free?  Bandwidth costs money.  I almost rather see this as a 
> pay service, even if it is only a few dollars a month, or year.  At 
> least that would guarantee the availability of the service.
>
> Chris
>
> Alex M wrote:
>   
>> I'm gonna do status notification system today for mono / pfsense. I don't
>> really want to do it full system release yet. But here is what I think to
>> release to public. It will work as a service that is intended for large
>> networks.
>>
>>  
>>
>> Mono or pfSense = NAS
>>
>>  
>>
>> 1)      NAS connects to our server
>>
>> 2)      Server authenticates the NAS
>>
>> 3)      Server updates NAS and shows as it is online and operational
>>
>> 4)      Server Publish status on the web (either public or private access)
>>
>> 5)      If Geo info provided server builds network map to show
>>     
> functionality
>   
>> 6)      Server builds on demand RSS
>>
>>  
>>
>> Part one is mod for NAS everything else is a server side. Because
>>     
> everything
>   
>> else is a server side I rather run my server available for public and
>> provide free service for everyone. 
>>
>>  
>>
>> Please tell me your opinion on this. Do you think I should build this
>> project? I have most of the script already I just need to know if
>>     
> community
>   
>> really wants it or should I keep it private? Also will it be integrated in
>> actually releases of m0n0 and pfSense.
>>
>>  
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>>  
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>
>
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