[rescue] Good SOHO router for ASDL?

microcode at zoho.com microcode at zoho.com
Wed Nov 4 10:05:18 CST 2015

On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 09:13:21AM -0500, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> On 11/04/15 08:24, microcode at zoho.com wrote:
> > That looks pretty darned good although it's way more than I can spend on
> > this. If the new one we just overpaid for doesn't work out I'll maybe look
> > into the EdgeRouter Lite version with 3 ports. Very quickly it looks like it
> > would be more than satisfactory.
> > 
> > Thanks for the suggestion.
> A friend of mine is using an EdgeRouter Lite with very good results.
> The only reason I went with the EdgeRouter 5 instead of the Lite is I
> have three internal subnets, with two wireless subnets in separate
> firewall zones from the gigabit backbone, and I needed a minimum of four
> total ports.

I realize more ports is better and buying less because you think you won't
need it is often a false economy. With my total lack of networking knowledge
and limited needs and even more limited aspirations, I would probably be ok
with 2 ports and a switch after that but who knows... Thanks for the data
point on the Lite version.

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