Firewall in Routers??

William S. Duncanson william at
Tue Mar 4 22:10:56 UTC 1997

At 12:47 3/4/97 -0500, Robert Laughlin wrote:
>> On Mon, 3 Mar 1997, Andrew Smith wrote:
>> Anyone who has a 75XX and a single T1 needs to be taken out back and shot
>> by their overly generous accounts payable division ;)
>At a recent Cisco seminar aimed at corporate customers, Cisco was 
>specifying the 7500 be used in all the following situations:
>1. connecting a single mainframe computer to the campus backbone
>2. connecting a large office to the campus backbone
>3. connecting a remote office over frame relay at 512 kbs to the campus 
>backbone. But do not despair, if you are running at 256kb, you can drop 
>back to a 7200.
>#3 implies we are over driving our 7500s.  If the 7500 is intended to
>handle a single serial line at 512kb, no wonder it seems to get overloaded
>on the backbone. 

Wonder what they would recommend for a DS1 or a DS3, then.  BFR, anyone?

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