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Topic # 73355 12-Dec-2010 16:02 Send private message

Either an ADSL router, or a router that can take an ADSL modem. Whatevers cheaper. I've got unlimited datapacks available with Telstraclear and 6 computers on the property doing god knows what.

Can anyone recommend something cheap and good in NZ?

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  Reply # 416185 12-Dec-2010 16:08 Send private message

linksys am310 or dse xh9949 in half bridge mode with linksys wrt54-gl with gargoyle router firmware loaded.




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  Reply # 416193 12-Dec-2010 16:45 Send private message

or perhaps a cheaper and easier way is install wingate 6 on a pc or laptop and force everyone to connect to the web via the proxy.. since its used in cafes to control quotas and gives more control and features as well.

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  Reply # 416322 13-Dec-2010 00:40 Send private message

Drop two LAN cards into an old PC and install monowall or pfSense, setup the ADSL modem in half bridge and use the old PC as the firewall/router/traffic shaper.




Qualified in business, certified in fibre, stuck in copper, have to keep going  ^_^

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