[SunRescue] Routers for Mr. Bill (oh-ho!)
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Fri Apr 20 11:50:28 CDT 2001
On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 12:05:52PM -0400, Ken Hansen wrote:
> You know, I forgot about this, but the retail router boxes are
> quite affordable now.
> The Netgear cable/dsl router was as low as $80 at CompUSA, $100 seems a more likely price point though.
> LinkSys has a 1 port model for $100 (buy.com), as well as both a 4 port ($140 most places) and an 8 port switch model ($200 IIRC).
> SMC has a box (and so do a few others) that even contain a print server for similar prices.
If all I needed was NAT, I'd go with one of these, but I also have the following "requirements":
Needs MS PPTP VPN support
Would be nice to have SAMBA on the same box as well 8-)
Plus, I'm actually selling an old box of mine to the client, so I dont want
to miss out on that, so I can buy groceries.
mrbill at mrbill.net
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