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 From:  Christiaens Joachim <jchristi at oce dot be>
 To:  "'Andrew Lewis'" <andrew at coastal dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] High throughput m0n0wall ?
 Date:  Fri, 20 Feb 2004 14:06:22 +0100
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Lewis [mailto:andrew at coastal dot com]
> Sent: vrijdag 20 februari 2004 14:02
> To: Christiaens Joachim
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] High throughput m0n0wall ?
> Christiaens Joachim wrote:
> > I'd like to put one with 3 nic's inbetween 3 groups of 
> hardware (servers,
> > clients and printers), without it affecting the bandwith 
> for the users to
> > much. No NAT, only routing and some 20 to 50 firewall-rules.
> How much traffic do they generate now?

Hard to say, since they are on one big switched / hubbed(?) LAN now (25
servers, 400 workstations), which will be replaced by a new network (new
cat6, fiber backbone, all switched)

> > On a related matter: does anybody use gigabit nic's in their m0n0 ?
> We had an hp DL360 G3 on the bench yesterday and I popped in 
> a m0n0wall 
> 1.0 cd just for fun.  Evertything seemed to work ok with the broadcom 
> chipset gig nics.  It was only a short test though.

That sounds promising already! :)



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