Hilton Travis wrote:
> Hi Josh,
> On Fri, 2004-01-30 at 00:10, joshmccormack at travelersdiary dot com wrote:
>>Here's a commercial product those who are interested in making an all but
>>firewall box could evaluate and compare to: Linksys EFG120
>> NAS 120GB drive, space for another
>> Printserver (including used as Internet print server substitute for fax?)
>> ftp server with password protection
> This box is far from an all-but-firewall box. Can you authenticate to
> it? Does it provide an ntp server? Does it act as a web cache? Does
> it have a RADIUS Server for PPTP and WPA authentication? Does it, does
> it, does it?
> Aside from it being, basically, purely a NAS box with no other
> functionality, it is also a Linksys product - and any of us who have
> used anything from Linksys in the past knows that their gear isn't up to
> home-user standards, let alone business use standards.
Evaluate what it has, compare it, offer better things to compare to,
etc. I don't care if you like it.
If it helps those interested to see what's out there, at what price,
great. If it helps define everything that should be in a device (like
you started listing), great.