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Mike Leber mleber at he.net
Wed Sep 22 08:09:50 UTC 1999


Don't mean to be rude, these questions would be more appropriate for
inet-access, et al.  Most people on this list are national or
international backbone operators.  Appropriate topics concern operating
backbones. 

On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:

> 
> I'm looking similarly, but T1/PRI for dial-in support and a T3 to the
> Internet.
> Got Cisco 6509 on the Internet side and Ascend MAX 6000 on the WAN side.
> Bothe managed by Checkpoint, on a Sun Ultra5.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> > Gerry McDonald
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 1999 9:13 AM
> > To: nanog at merit.edu
> > Subject:
> >
> >
> >
> > I have a question... I am currently expanding our network to
> > accommodate a T1 to the
> > Internet and a 512K frame connection to our WAN.. I need to
> > purchase a router and spoke
> > to several vendors. I have heard conflicting stories
> > regarding the model of Cisco router I
> > should get.
> >
> > One vendor <vendor a> tells me that I should get a 2620 with
> > 2 Wan Ports and the other
> > vendor <vendor b> is telling me that I might compromise my
> > security by using one router for
> > WAN and Internet connections. Their suggesting that I get 2
> > routers one for my Wan and
> > another for the Internet connection...
> >
> > Vendor B is telling me that it would be possible to enter our
> > wan without touching our firewall
> > should someone be able to hack into our IOS on the router...
> >
> > I decided to go the experts... I would appreciate any helpful
> > suggestions.
> >
> > Thanks...
> >
> > -Gerry
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 

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