[CentOS] regarding vpn server for 1500 clients
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Fri Dec 19 15:42:08 UTC 2008
Rainer Duffner wrote:
>> 1500 clients is quite a lot, but not hard to handle from a single
>> machine if you select a cpu capable of doing ssl quickly. eg a power6
>> machine with a few cores would handle that without any problems.
> And what is the suggested RRP of such a thing?
> (If one may ask).
I am sure if you ask someone who sells them, they will tell you :D
>> If you want to stick with commodity hardware, a couple of quad core
>> amd's should also fit right in.
> Or use an SSL-offloader.
> Then, you can handle the same load with much less CPU-power.
Can get fiddly, with specific drivers and patches required to various
bits.. But thats a solution that could work too.
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