CSU/DSU for fbsd as a router

romero3000 at mydomain.com romero3000 at mydomain.com
Mon May 5 04:45:09 PDT 2003


> I'm not aware of any T-1 network cards for FreeBSD though there are
> cards out there that perform this function. I have a client that uses a
> product called the Interceptor which is simply a Unix server with a PCI
> CSU/DSU, T-1 card--with this box, the T-1 plugs directly into the server.
> If you're not able to locate something like this (and having a seperate
> CSU and router bothers you that bad) you can go with with a router that
> has a built-in CSU.
> As an example, I use a Cisco 1720 which has a built-in CSU. The result
> is I plug the T-1 into the router and the router into my FreeBSD firewall.
> Jonas wrote:
>>I'm looking into the option of using fbsd as a router/NAT/Firewall on
>>point-2-point T1's. Currently we use - on each end - an Adtran Ace
>>(CSU/DSU)and i.e. a Cisco 2501.
>>The Adtran's has this weird big connector which connects to the Cisco.
>>Does anyone have any suggestions on how to connect the T1 to the fbsd?
>>Is there an external box (CSU/DSU) that has a plain RJ45 jack or is
>>there special NIC cards that I can connect the T1 directly to?
>>The T1's are EFS,B8ZF.
>>Jonas Fornander - System Administrator
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