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 From:  Jean-Francois Theroux <jftheroux at privalodc dot com>
 To:  forums <forums at deleos dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall as a corporate solution...how many are using it this way?
 Date:  Sun, 28 Mar 2004 21:03:08 -0500
forums wrote:

>Thanks jf...in you're datacenter deployment, is it a Soekris based
>solution or is it a PC type install?  I'd understand if you'd prefer not
>to say.  I'm just trying to figure out what would be best to use.  Most
>of my clients have NO problem spending the extra $200 for the Soekris if
>it would do the job.
>
>Anyone notice a decline in performance using a Soekris compared to a PC?
>Presently in my test environment I have m0n0wall running on a Celeron
>1.7GHz and 256MB DDR Ram and running off of CD.  This may be overkill
>but that's all I had laying around.
>
>Thanks,
>Ron
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jean-Francois Theroux [mailto:jftheroux at privalodc dot com] 
>Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 8:00 PM
>To: forums
>Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall as a corporate solution...how many are
>using it this way?
>
>forums wrote:
>
>  
>
>>I was considering implementing m0n0wall on a Soekris net4501 in a
>>corporate environment.  Before I dedicate this solution to my clients I
>>would like to know how many of you are using m0n0wall in a corporate
>>environment.  I would like to start having most of my corporate
>>customers start using m0n0wall so I only have to worry about keeping up
>>with one platform instead of keeping track of vulnerabilities and/or
>>updates on different OSes.
>>
>>
>>
>>Let me know how many of you have used m0nowall in the corp
>>environment...as well as how many PCs/workstations are connected behind
>>it.
>>
>>
>>
>>If you believe it's not ready for mission critical purposes please let
>>me know why.
>>
>>
>>
>>Thanks,
>>
>>Ron
>>
>>
>> 
>>
>>    
>>
>Hi Ron,
>
>    I use it as our gateway in our racks at the datacenter. we've got a 
>few servers behind it with medium traffic. it performs well. I also 
>deployed it at some clients sites. With as much as ~100 hosts behind it.
>
>Works well there. Got even a few sites connected with IPsec. That works 
>well too. I suggest it ; )
>
>-jf
>
>  
>
I use  regular PCs with 2 NICs.