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Re: radius

In your email to me, Dave Cinege, you wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jun 1997 11:23:14 -0400 (EDT), Tim Sailer wrote:
> >> >I haven't played with the source yet. I was hoping not to. I'm trying to
> >> >put together an 'instant ISP' type system, complete with a linux based
> >> >term server. I use the SDL WAN cards, with the builtin csu, so I'm
> >> >also building a 'pop-in-a-box' solution. Get your phone lines, your
> >> >leased line, plug this all in and turn it on.
> >> 
> >> This is what we will be working on....
> >> 
> >> Linux Router Project   www.psychosis.com/linux-router/
> >
> >I'm doing a little more that that on the remote end. With a 1 gig drive
> >and 64mb ram, you can have DNS, and a web cache running on the box
> >too. Using everything you can to reduce the traffic, you can get a lot
> >of modems on a 56k line.
> Combining your data and terminal server is bad practice and a bad idea.

True.. thats not what I'm doing though. Like I said, it's a pop..
everything goes back to the main network.

> If you also intend to do all routing from the box you are crazy.
> router/terminal server, ok but web/ftp/etc should be in a separate box.

Right. But forwardonly DNS and a web *cache* (within limits of the cpu 
and memory) can run happily on the same box.


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