On Tue, 25 Apr 1995, 'George Mullins' said:
>Yes you are. Most application relays being installed now are only
>supporting T1 circuits, not ethernet. Spreading the load over
>multiple different ethernet connections will certainly be better than
>trying to get the relay to run at FDDI or T3 speeds, but even ethernet
>speeds will outrun an application relay under load.
>You then also have the added issue of complexity, configration
>management and administration to deal with when using multiple boxes.
I think that you' re not thinking. ;-)
I certainly can't think of anyone who places their firewall _on_ a T1
interface, at least
Most folks that I know place a 'firewall' behind their wide-area/internet
snake it to across a dummy ethernet to another router or host.
Paul Ferguson ferg @