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Posted on 2004-09-13
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HI

I want to secure my DSL network at home and wanted some advice on my idea. I am planning on buying an access point, a DSL modem and a PIX 516E( which I already have)

IS this correct:

Purchase DSL modem (any suggestions)

-Connect to PIX outside interface - does this use PPOE as default?

-Connect Pix inside interface to Access Point (any suggestions)

Thanks in advance for the input.
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Your modem should handle the PPOE, and hand off a plain ethernet interface to the PIX. This could perform NAT if you want to the inside interface for your to run your AP off of it.
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For advice on modems check out http://www.adslguide.org.uk It is UK centric for service providers but the hardware is the same.

Regards

FatLad
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Thanks

That site is good, but not for hardware recommendations. Can you recommend any other wireless modems and AP for the UK.
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Do check this section http://www.adslguide.org.uk/reviews/ ? It is all about hardware!
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