[Soekris] 4801 and 802.11b / IPSec

John R. Shannon john at johnrshannon.com
Mon Nov 10 20:29:39 UTC 2003


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I use the PCI version (VPN1201) in several 4501s where I'm using the minipci 
slot for a wireless card. It fits perfectly; I'm sure it will fit in a 4801.

On Monday 10 November 2003 01:10 pm, Mike Wolman wrote:
> Hi Walter,
>
> I have got a 4801 openbsd 3.4 wireless AP setup with the
> 802.11b simple kit from www.netgate.com, with all traffic
> through ipsec.
>
> Copying a file from a windows laptop (via wifi to the 4801) to a server
> (connected via a hub to the 4801) i get about 200 kb/s with the 4801's cpu
> maxing out under top.
>
> Its a bit annoying for large files but for browsing and normal
> document opening/closing it is fine.
>
> I plan to get a the pci version of the encryption card as the mini
> pci slot is filled with the wifi card - does anybody know if the VPN1201
> (pci version) will fit in the 4801 case?
>
> Mike.
>
> On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Walter Wickersham wrote:
> > Just curious if anyone here has done two things..
> >
> > Done any testing (speed, mbit/sec.) using a ipsec tunnel between two
> > net4801's
> >
> > And... If anybody has done the above using a 802.11b(or other) wireless
> > link between the two 4801's, and what speeds they got during testing.
> >
> > I need to assist in implementing a wireless link between two buildings,
> > Must be over an IPsec encyrpted tunnel, and looking for the best
> > solution.  I would use net4501's, but the most I get from those in
> > testing (using a crossover cable) using a ipsec tunnel is about
> > 3mbit/sec(without the vpn1211 card before you all ask).
> >
> >
> > Walter Wickersham
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