[CentOS] regarding vpn server for 1500 clients
rgm at htt-consult.com
Fri Dec 19 17:10:52 UTC 2008
John R Pierce wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> The OP did not want security, only tunneling.
> use simple PPPoE perhaps?
PPPoE does not have good behaviour over the broader Internet. Works find
for the last mile.
> I still think I'd recommend Juniper SSLVPN appliance hardware however.
The CTO over there is an old friend of mine....
> one of their midsized boxes can easily handle 1000s of sessions at wire
> speeds up to 100baseT at the server side, and has really good
> managability. if these clients are in fact field offices, I'd instead
> use one of their ipsec hardware appliances (such as whatever has
> replaced the Netscreen 208) and put the baby version (netscreen 5xl) at
> each site so its LAN to WAN connectivity, transparent to all clients..
> 1500 clients connected to this server, I do hope they are going to have
> a high speed symmetric internet connection... even 128kbps per user
> and half the users active, thast still 10 megabit symmetric pretty much
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