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  Reply # 177198 10-Nov-2008 19:04 Send private message

I've updated the diagram, with the planned device in red. Any suggestions welcome. The box is real low end, but most of the Linux distros are not too hefty.

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  Reply # 177200 10-Nov-2008 19:10 Send private message

Are you asking for a firewall? Or firewall/proxy? Something that intregrates with Windows AD?

Firewall on linux.. http://www.smoothwall.org/

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  Reply # 177212 10-Nov-2008 20:49 Send private message

Firewall / Bridge router that has a whitelist function for outbound HTTP traffic.

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Reply # 177242 10-Nov-2008 23:15 Send private message

Whoa! I LOVE the IBM stuff. too cool.

My home "networking" is in a very sad state now, just a mere EEEpc, 1TB hard drive, old hacked thin-client and an Okta Touch for data access.

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  Reply # 178277 16-Nov-2008 19:57 Send private message

A successful weekend spent recabling for the divided network

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  Reply # 178289 16-Nov-2008 22:32 Send private message

no kids?

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  Reply # 178310 17-Nov-2008 08:52 Send private message

no. otherwise the cables would have little chew marks in them ;-)

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  Reply # 200567 11-Mar-2009 10:57 Send private message

@lyonrouge: And my workmates/friends/wife think I go overboard with computers..

Thanks for unlocking this thread freitasm, Now I'll get on and finish this visio diagram.




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  Reply # 200579 11-Mar-2009 11:40 Send private message

Feel like it is somewhat simple compaired so some here... Surprised but here is my home network.








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  Reply # 200586 11-Mar-2009 12:50 Send private message

Cable modem goes into the primary 8-port gigabit switch. That has an Apple Airport Extreme hanging off it for 802.11n wireless for the other 2 Macbook laptops and performing DHCP/NAT duties, a 4-port 802.11g wireless 4-port router in the lounge for the media PC and a Wii (Wireless for flatmates ipod touch), a Macbook, an Xbox360, the fileserver which has a Linux VM running on it as the DNS/Web Proxy.

Elsewhere in the house is another 8-port gigabit switch with 2 PC's and a PS3 hanging off it, plus yet another wireless router so my 802.11g devices can connect to it.

I thought 2 gigabit switches, 3 wifi points (2 802.11g and 1 802.11n) and an internal DNS/Proxy server was pretty good for a house with only 3 people in it :)

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  Reply # 200629 11-Mar-2009 15:23 Send private message

The poor ASUS phone has been done away with and the JasJar is now the in-bed brain wave catcher

 


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  Reply # 200642 11-Mar-2009 16:12 Send private message

Dude, what's your power bill like?




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  Reply # 208364 21-Apr-2009 14:40 Send private message

after struggling along with only 3 displays, I've been messing about with Synergy with great results, even made me give a Linux (suse) a decent bash.


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  Reply # 217301 23-May-2009 19:19 Send private message

finally a Mac has been added to the network from this millenium. Thanks to Synergy for getting the 3 operating systems to play.


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  Reply # 217320 23-May-2009 20:45

Wow dude you have one awesome setup!!

I should probably make one of my own, is there any special software you guys are using?
Or just use Word...?

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