sub $500-750 CPE firewall for voip-centric application

Greg Sowell greg at gregsowell.com
Mon May 9 14:52:28 UTC 2016


+1 for mikrotik,  been solid cpe for ages.
I know a lot of msps using fortigates also.
On May 8, 2016 11:43 AM, "Eygene Ryabinkin" <rea+nanog at grid.kiae.ru> wrote:

> Fri, May 06, 2016 at 09:51:15PM +0200, Mark Tinka wrote:
> > On 6/May/16 21:40, Josh Reynolds wrote:
> > > I've been very happy with the 2.3 release. Modularizing everything and
> the
> > > new bootstrap GUI is very nice. Updated BSD code base is a godsend.
> >
> > I was just about to ask the experienced coders whether the new GUI in
> > 2.3 fixes a lot of problems of the past...
> >
> > And yes, 2.3 is running FreeBSD 10.3.
>
> Just use FreeBSD without pfSense stuff -- it is easier ;)) Modulo the
> absence of the network-based installation for FreeBSD via PXE [1] out
> of the box (well, it is doable, but I'd prefer to have an easier way
> and Linuxen have that), so large-scale stuff is a bit tough.  Was
> discussed several times in FBSD lists, big players have their own
> homegrown stuff from the early days of the universe, others are either
> not doing that or relying on the existing recipes.  And there are not
> sufficient others of the big $SCALE :(
>
> <ohh-well mode>
> [1] Something I'm trying to find the time for the past 5-6 years,
> should finally do that.
> </ohh-well mode>
> --
> Eygene Ryabinkin, National Research Centre "Kurchatov Institute"
>
> Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be
> a violent psychopath who knows where you live.
>


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