[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[no subject]



> Q4: Vonage' notes suggest that putting their interface behind the modem
does
> sacrifice some functionality (e.g., QoS control), but that it should work.
> What should I anticipate happening to the phone link when another system
is
> keeping the LAN busy?

G- Actually, you can't put it in front of the modem, it expects ethernet,
G- unless they have some kind of dual hardware that does the dsl modem
G- thing, but then, you wouldn't need the other modem.

Yes - I understand.

I wasn't clear or correct here. I meant to say, "behind the
firewall/router". My system has two static Ips. What I really had in mind
was:

[DSL modem]<-->[hub]<-->[IP1 firewall/router]<-->[Vonage adapter (ATA?)]<-->
(phone)
                 ^                    ^
                 |                    +--------> (computers)
                 |
                 +--->[IP2 firewall/router]<---> (computers)

Since there are two users on IP1, I felt a bit more comfortable putting the
hone adapter behind that side's router, parallel to their computers. I
suppose it wouldn't really matter for privacy or security if it were in
front, and might give a better phone line. I can't put the phone adapter
ahead of the hub due to the physical layout of our place.

Thanks for your help. 

 - John Mills



</pre>
<!--X-Body-of-Message-End-->
<!--X-MsgBody-End-->
<!--X-Follow-Ups-->
<hr>
<!--X-Follow-Ups-End-->
<!--X-References-->
<!--X-References-End-->
<!--X-BotPNI-->
<ul>
<li>Prev by Date:
<strong><a href="msg00273.html">[ale] Vonage redux</a></strong>
</li>
<li>Next by Date:
<strong><a href="msg00275.html">[ale] OT:  Position</a></strong>
</li>
<li>Previous by thread:
<strong><a href="msg00282.html">[ale] Vonage redux</a></strong>
</li>
<li>Next by thread:
<strong><a href="msg00276.html">[ale] Vonage redux</a></strong>
</li>
<li>Index(es):
<ul>
<li><a href="maillist.html#00274"><strong>Date</strong></a></li>
<li><a href="threads.html#00274"><strong>Thread</strong></a></li>
</ul>
</li>
</ul>

<!--X-BotPNI-End-->
<!--X-User-Footer-->
<!--X-User-Footer-End-->
</body>
</html>