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Roeland M.J. Meyer rmeyer at
Wed Sep 22 03:38:54 UTC 1999

I'm looking similarly, but T1/PRI for dial-in support and a T3 to the
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 [mailto:owner-nanog at]On Behalf Of
> Gerry McDonald
> Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 1999 9:13 AM
> To: nanog at
> 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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