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Vpn concentrator - health care client
From: "Kris Wingard" <kwingard () synergisticusa com>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 10:00:53 -0500

We have a health care client who is looking into a VPN solution.  They
need to allow up to 500 different users to come in over a VPN to run a
web application, though will probably never have more than 50 concurrent
connections.  They only have about 30 users at the main office who get
out to the internet, etc.  We were considering recommending a PIX 501 to
secure the connection and a VPN 3005 concentrator to terminate the VPN
connections.  I would prefer to put in a PIX 515 so we could put the
concentrator in a DMZ, but they are very price sensitive and they don't
really need a 515 at all.  My question is, is it ok (being that they are
healthcare) to simply put the concentrator behind the PIX 501 and just
forward the VPN traffic in to it?  Any insight would be appreciated.

 Kris Wingard
  Network Engineer 
  Synergistic Networks, Inc.  
  7 South Main Street
  Suite 217
  Wilkes-Barre, PA  18701
  Phone: 570.408.9888
  Fax: 570.408.9889
  Email:  kwingard () synergisticusa com
  Web: www.synergisticusa.com

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