Solved

Any (affordable) router with embedded VPN Server?

Posted on 2011-02-21
6
435 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi guys,

Does any body know of any router that comes with VPN Server (not client)?

Appreciate any help/hints.

Thanks,

ML
0
Comment
Question by:MamadLin
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 8

Assisted Solution

by:lancecurwensville
lancecurwensville earned 40 total points
ID: 34943589
SonicWall makes several models of firewalls that would serve your needs as they include router functionality and also gives you the added benefit of firewall tasks.  Additionally, as per your request, it does include a VPN server.  The client end application, GlobalVPN, is available to download for no cost.

If you want to stay on the open-source side, you can look at MonoWall.  You provide the hardware and install the monowall package utilizing physdiskwrite.  In addition to acting as a router/firewall, it has the functionality to act as a VPN server.  
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:kdearing
ID: 34947552
I have several Netgear FVS318's in multisite-to-site vpn's
works great for less than $100
0
 

Author Comment

by:MamadLin
ID: 34948786
@lancecurwensville: thanks for reply, I looked a bit into sonicwall and monowall but I am looking for more of a ready to use solution.
@kdearing: thanks that's great, just to confirm, would this work as router too, or I'd need a router in between, if I connect this to my cable modem, I can provide remote access through VPN to my network?
how much would it cost in total to have it shipped to canada, and how would we go about it, if I were to get it from you.
0
Major Incident Management Communications

Major incidents and IT service outages cost companies millions. Often the solution to minimizing damage is automated communication. Find out more in our Major Incident Management Communications infographic.

 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
kdearing earned 160 total points
ID: 34948993
The Netgear FVS318 is a router/firewall/VPN server.
Very easy to configure.
It is designed for site-to-site VPNs
Netgear charges a license fee for remote access VPN client.

The FVS338 is a beefed up version and comes with 1 remote access VPN license

The best place to get this kind of stuff is newegg.com
0
 

Author Comment

by:MamadLin
ID: 34957549
hm, Thanks man,
so I need to purchase the licenses as well, I went to newegg.com but when I read the reviews for licenses people were complaining, have you personally had experince with it? either way I think I'll go with this (although the license were a bit pricy)
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:kdearing
ID: 34957964
I've had 4 FVS318's running running point-to-multipoint for over 2 years now.
I honestly haven't messed with the remote access licenses much, although the few I've set up worked fine.
0

Featured Post

Forrester Webinar: xMatters Delivers 261% ROI

Guest speaker Dean Davison, Forrester Principal Consultant, explains how a Fortune 500 communication company using xMatters found these results: Achieved a 261% ROI, Experienced $753,280 in net present value benefits over 3 years and Reduced MTTR by 91% for tier 1 incidents.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Hello , This is a short article on how would you go about enabling traceoptions on a Juniper router . Traceoptions are similar to Cisco debug commands but these traceoptions are implemented in Juniper networks router . The following demonstr…
In the hope of saving someone else's sanity... About a year ago we bought a Cisco 1921 router with two ADSL/VDSL EHWIC cards to load balance local network traffic over the two broadband lines we have, but we couldn't get the routing to work consi…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…

710 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question