dwrudy at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 15:40:38 UTC 2014
And when I say Cisco 2950, I mean a 2951 or something similar in the 2900
series. I don't mean the old 2950 Catalysts. :)
Of course, if we went that route, an ASA would be more appropriate, or
On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 11:25 AM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote:
> No serial output either. The hardware literally only has HDMI out, and
> Display Port out.
> I loaded pfSense onto it, but was having trouble getting it configured, as
> I still couldn't get a display. I was working in the dark (and switching
> out the hard drive onto a different box - but the box I was using to load
> the software only had 1 NIC, which further complicated matters).
> In the end, we decided to replace it. The box they had wouldn't have been
> able to handle the load / volume of traffic / amount of clients they're
> expecting within the next year or two anyway, and they were already
> complaining of slow internet / network traffic.
> Friday was the first day I ever set food in the building, so I'm not sure
> if I'll be called upon to help them with the other mess their network has
> (it's not in pretty shape). They're on a temporary pfSense box that I
> loaned them until we replace it with a beefy server (or if they decide they
> want to spend oodles of money and get something like a Cisco 2950 or
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 10:10 AM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com>wrote:
>> running Untangle, which I'm not familiar with. Here's the odd thing -
>>> Whoever set it up for them set it up on a motherboard that doesn't have
>>> VGA, DVI, or Console out - it only has HDMI and Display Port, and even with
>>> a HDMI -> DVI adapter, the IT guy (who admits he's not a network / hardware
>>> guy) over there wasn't able to get display into the box.
>> Any chance it's setup for serial ?
>> Almost Worst case, document what they think it should be doing and load
>> pfSense of something else. Worst case: firewalls are commodity items.
>> Replace it.
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