Consumer Grade - IPV6 Enabled Router Firewalls.

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Dec 10 20:44:35 CST 2009


On Dec 10, 2009, at 4:56 PM, Michael Loftis wrote:

>
>
> --On Wednesday, December 02, 2009 6:23 PM -0800 Mehmet Akcin <mehmet at akcin.net 
> > wrote:
>
>> Would you consider Juniper SSG5 as a Consumer Grade router?
>>
>> They do IPv6 and they are pretty good in general, and cheap as well.
>>
>
> Not as usable in the consumer space due to lack of UPnP (and Juniper  
> is NOT interested in implementing it).  They also lack some other  
> customer friendly features.
>
UPnP is a bad idea that (fortunately) doesn't apply to IPv6 anyway.

You don't need UPnP if you'r not doing NAT.

> Price point is also probably 3x-5x what most are willing to pay for  
> CPE.

Yep.

Side-note, SRX-100 is the new SSG-5 equivalent and it's JunOS instead  
of ScreenOS. Nice box.

Owen





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