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Re: Firewall in Routers??
At 12:47 3/4/97 -0500, Robert Laughlin wrote: >> On Mon, 3 Mar 1997, Andrew Smith wrote: >> Anyone who has a 75XX and a single T1 needs to be taken out back and shot >> by their overly generous accounts payable division ;) > > >At a recent Cisco seminar aimed at corporate customers, Cisco was >specifying the 7500 be used in all the following situations: > >1. connecting a single mainframe computer to the campus backbone >2. connecting a large office to the campus backbone >3. connecting a remote office over frame relay at 512 kbs to the campus >backbone. But do not despair, if you are running at 256kb, you can drop >back to a 7200. > > >#3 implies we are over driving our 7500s. If the 7500 is intended to >handle a single serial line at 512kb, no wonder it seems to get overloaded >on the backbone. Wonder what they would recommend for a DS1 or a DS3, then. BFR, anyone? - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -