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Re: High Speed IP-Sec
From: Richard A Steenbergen <ras () e-gerbil net>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2003 19:09:42 -0400
On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 04:03:18PM -0400, Leo Bicknell wrote:
I'm looking for a high speed (300-1000Mbps) IPSec solution. I need
basic functionality only, a frame in one side pops out the other
side. For the moment I don't care if this is a layer 2 or a layer
3 device. For the application in mind it's just between two points.
I need a supported product, not some home-grown set of bits, and
cost is the major factor. Most units at this speed do a lot of
other stuff (firewall features, vpn clients, ids, other junk), and
cost a lot of money as a result. Since there are FreeBSD/Linux
boxes getting close to that throughput with accelerator cards I
figure someone has to make the stripped down solution for a reasonable
Any pointers welcomed.
The PIC isn't exactly cheap, but it's pretty well supported, and the rest
of the routers aren't too bad on the used market.
Richard A Steenbergen <ras () e-gerbil net> http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras
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