[Gllug] ADSL router/firewall/wireless/modem recommendations

Chris Bell chrisbell at overview.demon.co.uk
Fri Jul 21 09:10:29 UTC 2006

On Fri 21 Jul, Branden Faulls wrote:
> Can anyone recommend a decent ADSL modem/router/firewall/wireless
> access point?  I'm specifically interested in:
> * 4 port switch
> * 802.11g
> * VPN pass through
> * Ability to separate/isolate the wired and wireless networks
> * Ability to set up a DMZ
> * Ability to configure pinholes between the various networks
> * Reasonable firewall configuration with minimal faff
> Most of these features come standard on the
> Belkin/Netgear/DLink/Linksys kit, but the details on isolating wired
> from wireless seems sketchy. Anyone have experience with these?
> The whole setup is meant to replace my current 4 machine setup which
> consumes more power than Las Vegas. 

   I have an ADSL modem with single ethernet output which feeds into an
ancient low power 100MHz Pentiom box running IPCop which can do all of that
and more, it runs the snort intrusion detection system, produces logs, etc.


Chris Bell

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