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[ale] Firewall convo

As much as I love the Raspberry Pi, I think Orange or Banna would be
better. I been looking at Banna board that like 4 nics on it, just
screaming router or firewall project.

On Thu, Apr 9, 2020 at 10:40 AM Solomon Peachy <pizza at shaftnet.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 09, 2020 at 10:05:52AM -0400, Jerald Sheets via Ale wrote:
> > The parameters are that I need an appliance-sized device that will go
> > in a small cabinet.  A ?Linux PC? is out of the question.  This is a
> > specific query in regards to hardware appliances, and the smaller the
> > better.
> There's always the likes of a Raspberry Pi.  With a USB ethernet dongle,
> even the older models will easily handle typical non-gigabit internet
> speeds.  (The RPi4 will handle full-rate gigabit on multiple
> interfaces in case you actually need that bandwidth..)
> And since it's bog-stock Linux (usually Debian), a RPi solution will
> have the advantage of being supported pretty much forever, unlike any
> commercial firewall appliance.
>  - Solomon
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> Solomon Peachy                        pizza at shaftnet dot org
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