[RndTbl] Looking for an Appliance

Adam Thompson athompso at athompso.net
Thu May 14 11:52:14 CDT 2009

On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 09:28, Montana Quiring <montanaq at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can anyone recommend an appliance that runs Linux and does:
> -packet shaping to throttle p2p traffic
> -authentication (ldap or other way of needing people to log in with ID and
> pass in order to gain Internet access) with ability to
> -MAC filtering to let people through (bypass authentication) or block
> people
> -firewall
> -web admin interface

Astaro (http://www.astaro.com, http://www.astaro.ca is a reseller) provides
their software in an appliance form-factor now.  I'd evaluated their product
quite a few versions ago, and it looked solid.  AFAIK it has everything you

-Adam Thompson
<athompso at athompso.net>
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