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 From:  "forums" <forums at deleos dot com>
 To:  "Jean-Francois Theroux" <jftheroux at privalodc dot com>, "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 20:21:26 -0500
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.


-----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
>If you believe it's not ready for mission critical purposes please let
>me know why.
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 ; )