[Soekris] soekris 4801 and pfsense 2.x

chahid ouarzoun chahid.ouarzoun at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 14:47:34 CEST 2013


hi

so the 4801 can be use only for monowall or small firewall ;)

a+


2013/9/10 Eric Boudrand <dev at boudrand.net>

> Hi,
>
> > > does the soekris
> > > 4801
> +case_lan1621_board<
> http://soekris.eu/shop/net4801/net4801_48_board_and_case_lan1621_board_en.html
> >
> > > will
> > > support all this traffic ?
> >
> > The 4801 is very limited and realistically scales up to 4kpps
> > to 10kpps depending on the OS.
> >
> > The pfsense web interface is very heavy and modern versions
> > don't even run on boxes like the 4801 due to RAM limitations.
> >
> > You are better off with a 5501 or 6501 box.
>
> I have been using pfSense on a 5501 and a 6501 with load balancing over
> 2 ADSL lines. It works quite good. Web access to pfsense interface is
> quicker on 6501 device. If you have a lot of connected computer on you
> lan, you should use a device with high CPU. It increases WAN access
> speed.
>
> I had an issue with the net6501 that deals with faulty SSD drive. Use as
> much as possible nanoBSD version and redirect syslog events to an
> internal syslog server.
>
> Regards.
>
> Éric Boudrand
>
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