Consumer Grade - IPV6 Enabled Router Firewalls.

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sun Dec 13 11:17:37 CST 2009


Owen DeLong wrote:
> 
> 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.

wishful thinking.

you're likely to still have a staeful firewall and in the consumer space
someone is likely to want to punch holes in it.

>> 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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