[nycbug-talk] T1 cards and PFSense

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Tue May 1 17:15:32 EDT 2007

Chris Buechler wrote:
> Hey George, all,
> George Rosamond wrote:
>> George Rosamond wrote:
>>> Has anyone happily used Sangoma T1 cards on a PFSense firewall. .
>>>  .?
>>> George
>> This is a general answer:
>> http://faq.pfsense.org/index.php?action=artikel&cat=2&id=114&artlang=en
>> stating that "At this time, there is no support for any T1, E1, 
>> frame relay, or similar equipment."
>> But not sure if that includes T1cards. . . although most likely . .
>>  .
> Yep, no T1 support at all. None of the developers have the hardware 
> nor test equipment to make it happen.
> But, somebody popped up yesterday with a working setup, and sounds 
> like he may implement it in the GUI. 
> http://forum.pfsense.org/index.php/topic,4628.msg28196.html (cmb is 
> me)

Nice. . .

> Even with someone saying they'll implement it, from past experience I
>  give it maybe a 25% chance of happening.
> If that guy doesn't do it, for any of the existing developers to take
>  on that project it'll likely take a bounty from a corporate sponsor 
> to supply the hardware and pay for the development to be done.
> Cheers, Chris

Ahh. . .

Well, I'd strongly recommend you contacting Sangoma directly, as I know
they are quite friendly to open source projects, including the BSDs.

For T1 access, there are vendors some of us could speak to about access
at various colos. . . then we'd need remote console access, I'd guess.


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