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Wireless/VPN/Firewall - Which to go for?

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Last Modified: 2013-11-16
I've been planning to implement VPN for our office for a while now, and I've finally got budgetary approval for it.
Currently, we are using a linux box, running iptables for our firewall, and a D-Link DWL-900AP for the wireless
connectivity.

The wireless device has been having 'issues' recently, so I think it's time that got replaced.

As such, I'm thinking about getting a combined wireless access point, router/firewall and vpn box, but I'm really not sure
what exactly to go for.

The D-Link DI-824VUP looks interesting, as does the Linksys WRV54G, but I'm sure there are other alternatives out there.

I'd just like some opinions on what is currently considered to be the 'best' solution to our requirements.

Thanks
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Yes, I suppose it would have been helpful if I'd posted a little more information about our requirements...

Basically, we're in a small office environment, setup as follows:
- The wireless connection needs to support upto 8 laptops, though normally no more than 5
- 4 linux servers - wired connection
- 3 Desktop PCs - wired connection

I'm not sure of the average traffic load on the wireless LAN, though I've just reset the device, so I can get some
meaningful SNMP statistics out of it.

The device doesn't need to have loads of available ports for the wired servers - I'm quite happy to plug a seperate switch
into the ethernet port of the device, and plug the servers into that.

The device does need to support NAT, and also support port rewriting (ie, redirect port 8080 to 80). DHCP would be a bonus,
though I'm prepared to install that on a seperate server if necessary.

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