2
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1answer
61 views

May a low DRAM router be a bottleneck for a LAN?

I need to install a LAN that is a hybrid between a star LAN and a cascade LAN. There are two levels (I mean that the maximum number of link to go from the central switch to the most external switch is ...
1
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1answer
94 views

Combo ports and SFP

I have Netgear GSM7324s prosafe switch. Switch has 24x1G ports. 4 ports are labeled as combo ports while 2 are labeled as SFP ports. I connected 2 PCs (each having 1gig and 10Gig NICs), with the ...
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2answers
69 views

How do i create a 'layer' in between my router and a user connecting to it [closed]

Like when you go to starbucks the first thing you see if you go to their wifi is "Welcome to starbucks, please accept our terms". Or also at most airports, it makes it impossible to surf until you ...
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2answers
419 views

How to create a separated network to customers only?

I work in a company where we have a network ethernet and wi-fi, we would like to create a network where our customers could access our network but don't have access to our computer network. This ...
1
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2answers
190 views

What are the usb ports for on Cisco routers?

Most of the new routers I've seen have (2) usb ports. What are they for?
2
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1answer
927 views

Does there exist a short range wireless router, or are all 2dBi?

When I look at specs for wireless routers, then I either can't find the signal strength or it is 2dBi per antenna. I am looking for a short range (low antenna dBi) and low throughput (transmitted ...
1
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4answers
167 views

Hardware Solution to connect to multiple ISPs for one WAN

I'm looking for a piece of hardware to connect to different types of ISPs, normal DSL, cable DSL and USB egde sturfstick to offer one Internet connection with a higher cumulated bandwidth. I'm pretty ...
3
votes
4answers
279 views

Router recommendation to virtualize 800 IPs

I've recently been looking at getting some new load balancers for our environment as we are expecting to double our client base in the next 12 months. Currently we have 400 public IPS serving 800 ...
2
votes
3answers
995 views

linux router/firewall device with gigabit ports

i am looking for x86 or arm based device to use as linux router/firewall. It schould have 2 or more gigabit ethernet ports enough processing power to filter a gigabit of traffic about 512 MB of RAM ...
3
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5answers
3k views

What router hardware or software should be used when multiple public IPs are routed into the same LAN?

I am looking for recommendations to replace a set of consumer grade (Linksys, Netgear, Belkin) routers with something that can handle more traffic while routing more than one static public IP into the ...
0
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2answers
145 views

2wire router - every 600 seconds latency jumps up for 110 seconds

Exactly every 600 seconds (10 minutes) my 2wire 2701HG-B has latency go from around 15ms to between 400ms and 800ms. This lasts for between 108 seconds and 113 seconds averaging 110 seconds. This is ...
0
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1answer
2k views

How can I configure a home proxy server only with router?

I want to connect: [work] <-> [proxyWork] <-> [myHome] <-> [www] I want to configure myHome as a proxy server but I don't want to switch on my home computer for all days. Does it exists any ...
22
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11answers
10k views

Is anyone else using OpenBSD as a router in the enterprise? What hardware are you running it on? [closed]

We have an OpenBSD router at each of our locations, currently running on generic "homebrew" PC hardware in a 4U server case. Due to reliability concerns and space considerations we're looking at ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

Can I use Third Party Compact Flash in a Juniper M10i Router?

Juniper list price for 1GB of CF is around 100 times what I would expect to pay for a third party card. The J-Series release notes have a list of supported third party parts, but there is no ...
3
votes
15answers
2k views

Replacement for Linksys WRV54G? [closed]

I work at a small company that has two offices, each with its own Business DSL connection to the Internet. In order to create a LAN between the two offices, my predecessor purchased and installed two ...
3
votes
11answers
2k views

Which hardware for an entreprise router/firewall/content filter/proxy on a single server [closed]

I have to set up a "secure" network for my boss. For now, I have a ADSL router linked to a switch. All users are connected to this switch. Security is obviously bad. I want to put a server between the ...