Dial Up Solutions

Clayton Zekelman clayton at MNSi.Net
Sat Oct 17 14:23:50 UTC 2015

3Com TC here.  9 users online at the moment.  Surprises me that it's 
that high.  Last reboot on the HiperARC was 399 days ago. I almost 
forgot how to log on to the damned thing.

At one time we had over 3000 DS0s worth of dialup capacity.

At 09:37 AM 17/10/2015, frnkblk at iname.com wrote:
>We're still using USR Robotics/3com TotalControls and were able to 
>get some spare parts from our statewide telecom partner when they 
>shut down their stuff.  Most common problem we see now are fan 
>failures, but we just cannabilize existing the fans out of a fan 
>tray.  The volume of calls are so low that there are no hours that 
>no one is dialed in, and at most we see two people connected at one time.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Will Duquette
>Sent: Friday, October 16, 2015 2:29 PM
>To: nanog at nanog.org
>Subject: Dial Up Solutions
>Does anyone have any suggestions on equipment for our ISP that is still
>supporting dial up customers?
>At the moment we are running 3Com Total Control 1000's but are running out
>of spare parts as we have failures.  Given that this gear is so old trying
>to source spare parts is proving to be difficult.
>We do have access to an Cisco AS5200 but are looking for maybe a SIP based
>solution that could possibly run on our VM farm?  Has anyone heard of
>anything like that or does it even exist?
>What kind of gear are you running if you still are supporting dial up
>Thanks in advance
>Will Duquette
>Network Systems Engineer


Clayton Zekelman
Managed Network Systems Inc. (MNSi)
3363 Tecumseh Rd. E
Windsor, Ontario
N8W 1H4

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