Let's try this again...

From: Manuel Bouyer <bouyer_at_antioche.lip6.fr>
Date: Sat Dec 23 12:05:56 2000

On Sat, Dec 23, 2000 at 09:18:06AM -0800, Bruce Lane wrote:
> Fellow compu-folks,
> While I appreciate the advice given so far, NONE of it has addressed my
> original question. Let me clarify a couple of things.
> 1). I already have a perfectly good hardware firewall/router in the form
> of a Zyxel Prestige 312. I do NOT need to dedicate any other system to this
> task.
> 2). My ORIGINAL question: Given the list of machines I posted earlier,
> which system would be best suited to which function?
> Here are my current thoughts on this.
> Mail servers: Both SPARCClassics or a Classic and that accelerated IPX I
> have.
> (Future) Web server: The NEC RISCStation 2200. Plenty of headroom to grow
> there.
> The FTP/News box: One of the MicroVAX 3's. Lots of space up front for
> large-capacity hard drives.

It may be a bit slow. I'd use a Classic for this, and use one of the MicroVAX
as mail backup (should'nt get much traffic anyway).

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.           Manuel.Bouyer_at_lip6.fr
Received on Sat Dec 23 2000 - 12:05:56 GMT

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