Home Router Recommendations?
kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Tue Apr 15 09:36:41 MDT 2008
So, like many of you, I've got some servers set up at my house to do
things like serve my personal domains and handle my email, etc.
I currently use a somewhat old Netgear FVS318 (Version 1 - about 4
years old) to act as my firewall/router - it works pretty well, but I
have 2 issues with it: first, I can only forward 16 ports with it -
which means I occasionally have to decide on which services to disable
to be able to enable others. Secondly, it does not work properly with
transferring files over IM, which is a tad annoying.
In the past I've used a full linux box as the router, and while that
was more flexible, it was harder to set up initially and tweak when
So, I'm interested to know what sorts of routers everyone has set up?
Items that are important to me include:
Ability to forward as many ports as I want (tcp/udp differentiation
Web-based configuration over ssl
Cheap(ish) ( < $100)
DOS attack detection/prevention
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