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Re: So... what's the best routing solution for..

  • From: Greg Simpson
  • Date: Fri Jun 12 11:33:58 1998

Any further replies I send will be off nanog, let's go private..
I'm sure someone has a quick response for an alternate list, but I don't 
mind helping you out a bit more, off the list..

-g

> > He said this was an ethernet handoff from the isp; they are not simply 
> > going to plug him into a switch; he will most likely get a port on a 
> > cisco; they should be able to apply policies for him.. no?
> 
> True.
> 
> > I don't see why he even needs a router, unless there is a lack of a trust 
> > of the upstream's ability to filter.. Or if you know beforehand they will 
> > not?
> 
> I don't know that I necessarily need a router. :> 
> 
> > If your business requires offsite support of hw/sw, a 2514'd do you 
> > justice, but it can also be useful to have a un*x box as the router.. 
> > cheap proxy/cache engine anyone?
> 
> If push comes to shove I can set up mgetty on the router box, get an
> additional phone line and dial into it when needed.
> 
> Incidentally, if this is better discussed on another list,
> I'll go subscribe to it and raise the question there...
> 
> 
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