Dial Concentrators - TNT / APX8000 R.I.P.

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Mon May 10 19:29:09 CDT 2010


Once upon a time, Justin M. Streiner <streiner at cluebyfour.org> said:
> I have a small handful of AS5300s still floating around for that handful 
> of users who can't (or won't) ditch dialup.  Luckily that number is small 
> enough that I can replace any failed parts with parts from other chassis, 
> since the ones I have were EOL'd long ago.

I'm in the same boat with TNTs.  We bought replacement fans years ago
(about the only TNT part we've had fail, outside the odd card or two).

How are ISPs that still offer dialup going to handle dialup and IPv6?  I
know the TNTs don't do it, and I don't think most of the old equipment
in use in many places does.

-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.




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