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Forget WHITE BOX, it's time for JUNK BOX NETWORKING

Emo

Last year I got a WatchGuard XTM8 (810) 10port/1Gbe port firewall/VPN appliance for £50 off eBay (normally £12,000) but with no PSU and no g'tee it worked.

Replacement PSU £40.

pfSense (free) installed with help from some of the forum members as it is a bit finicky having no COM1 but has COM2 on board.

Works like a dream, Intel Quad Core CPU and 2GB ram as standard.

£11,900 saving.

I've still yet to figure out why I need the ability for 500k connections to my home broadband, but at least I'm covered ;)

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