[ale] small machines

George Nies gnies at Lanier.COM
Tue Aug 6 15:24:15 EDT 1996

> A simple question:
> If I'm going to set up a machine to do the following:
> -act as a gateway and firewall 
> -serve web pages
    This is the killer.
    I would suggest at least a 486 DX33 with 8M if you expect more than
    2 concurrent web requests.

> -DNS for a small company
> -distribute e-mail to about 10 other machines/users
> -provide a single ppp line for local dialup
> I shouldn't need anything special, right?
> I was thinking of trying this with something like
> a 386SX-25, 4mb ram, 100mb hard drive, 1 ethernet card
> and 1 modem.  Does this sound as reasonable to you guys 
> as it does to me?
> -Matt-

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