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 From:  Mark Ryan <markryan at cfl dot rr dot com>
 To:  =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Ignacio_Verona_R=EDos?= <iverona at estudio dash verona dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall for a home user
 Date:  Tue, 19 Dec 2006 20:45:06 -0500
I have a WRAP with monowall and it's great.  If you get one, you wont 
need any other routers, only a switch to connect all the machines to.  
The traffic shaper works very good and it will allow you to assign 
priority to the voip traffic.

Mark


> Hi,
>
> this is my first post to the list, and is for asking a simple 
> question. How well does m0n0wall fit onto a home network? I mean: I've 
> some network knowledge (I'm on the way to become a CCNA) but I miss 
> the "experience" part of that knowledge. I'm now getting into VoIP 
> systems, and need to deal with a QoS system which actually works. So 
> I'm thinking on buying a WRAP board and using m0n0wall for the 
> firewall/router/QoS, along with my old 3Com DSL router or my new 
> D-link router.
>
> The question is: I've a home network with 4 PCs, and some IP phones. 
> Will all the PCs be able to use all the services (MSN, msn file 
> transfers & video chat, skype, and so on) with m0n0wall as a router? 
> Right now, it works very well (almost out of the box) with uPNP and 
> some redirected ports. Also, if this fit the needs, I would be 
> installing m0n0wall on some of my clients networks...
>
> Thanks in advance for your replies. Regards,
> Ignacio.
>
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