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Old 06-01-2006, 12:36 AM   #1
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Cool Help about Router


Friend ,

Plz tell me what is the basic difference using
Cisco Router and Linux based Router . i.e., Which types
of facility can i get from using Cisco router rather than
Linux Router .

Thx.......
 
Old 06-01-2006, 08:11 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by shipon_97
Friend ,
Plz tell me what is the basic difference using
Cisco Router and Linux based Router . i.e., Which types
of facility can i get from using Cisco router rather than
Linux Router .
Thx.......
I'm no router expert, but I think it probably depends on WHAT Cisco router and WHAT Linux router (By this I assume you mean a PC configured as a router using Linux??).
What features are you looking for?
 
Old 06-01-2006, 12:56 PM   #3
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Yea , here i mean Linux Router as a PC Router . And Another is Cisco Router .
 
Old 06-01-2006, 07:13 PM   #4
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Can't help you if you don't answer our questions....

WHAT Linux router?
WHAT Cisco router?
What features do you need?
 
Old 06-02-2006, 10:08 PM   #5
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WHAT Linux router?
WHAT Cisco router?
What features do you need?

Linux Router = I can make a router using Linux Machine . Linux Machine can help me to make "Static" and "Dynamic" Router . Dynamic Router can make using "Zebra" (A Third party software ) . This Linux based router can work as a "cIsco based Router " .

Cisco Router = Cisco has a lot of router Like Cisco 2600 , Cisco 3600 etc . Linux Router can also act this routers . Now my queston is , Why i am using a "Cisco Router(2600/3600)" not using " A Linux based Router"? or which types of facility can give me a cisco router gives rather than a Linux Based Router ?
 
Old 06-02-2006, 11:04 PM   #6
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Using Linux as a router gives you a lot of possibilites and control. Also the software is free, software is customizable, and the hardware can be upgraded when you need more functions.

The possibilities of a Cisco router depends on the model that you selected.

Your question is "why am I using a Cisco router instead of setting up Linux to be used as router?" When someone ask you what router you are using. You can say its a Cisco router blah, blah, blah. For some people when they state a quality product to their friends and callege, they feel warm and fuzzy inside stating their product. Then all hail breaks loose when bragging and ego kicks in.

You can use either one. They are both great. However depending on your expertise with Linux, it may take a while to setup the firewall to have a almost secure network from the internet.

Use nessus to check the security of either devices after you think you got them setup properly.
 
  


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