Low end, cool CPE.

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Thu Nov 11 19:48:06 CST 2010


Try the Linksys RV016. We're using this to load balance three
satellite uplinks in Afghanistan, 2 Mbps each, but it will supposedly
handle much higher.

Best regards, Jeff

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 4:41 AM, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:
>
> I've run into a number of low end CPE situations lately where I
> haven't found anything that does what I want, but I have to believe
> it is out there.  I'm hoping NANOG can help.
>
> Basically think about a sophisticated home user, or a 1-5 person
> small office.  Think DSL, Cable Modem, maybe Cell Card or ISDN as
> backups.  Looking for an "appliance", very much fire and forget. I
> probably won't get all the features that I want, but in no particular
> order:
>
> - Able to load balance over 2 links (probably via NAT).
> - IPv6 support, native or tunnel to tunnelbroker.net type thing.
> - Able to deal with "backup" connectivity, eg. Cell Cards which you
>  only want to use if the primary is down.
> - User friendly features, e.g. UPNP, NAT-PMP, etc.
> - Good manageability.  ssh to a cli would be a huge bonus, at least
>  the ability to backup a config.
> - Able to handle decent througput, probably 20Mbps/sec min, 50 would
>  be nice.
> _ Nice firewall features.
> - IDS features are cool.
>
> WiFi is not strictly required, but would be cool. Things like "guest"
> WiFi would be an added bonus.
>
> Something a NANOGer might want at home would be a good baseline.
> I realize the exact product may differ depending on DSL/Cable/Cell/ISDN,
> that's ok, let's get some various good solutions going here.
>
> What is the state of the art, and who has it?
>
> --
>       Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org - CCIE 3440
>        PGP keys at http://www.ufp.org/~bicknell/
>



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