[clug] ADSL router recommendations?

jm jeffm at ghostgun.com
Tue Mar 8 05:03:12 MST 2011

What if I remove the IPv6 requirement? Does that make it any easier? The 
thing that really was causing me problems when looking about is finding 
something that supported VLANs. Does that imply that there's no call for 
VLANs on ADSL routers?


jm wrote:
> My ADSL  router at home committed hara kiri a couple of weeks ago and 
> I've been running on my cold spare since. Let's just say it can't seem 
> to do more than one thing at a time and I'm looking to find a better 
> router to be main gateway. Looking around the market place seems to be 
> aimed squarely at the low end and the marketing departments seem to 
> have run a muck with the manufactures websites making it hard to 
> narrow down the field effectively. Confusion seems to be the marketing 
> method of choice.
> Anyway, what I'm aiming for is an ADSL 2+ router with
> IPv4
> IPv6 (we're getting it this time round aren't we?)
> Qos with priority queuing
> reverse NAT
> Stateful packet inspection firewall
> 4 ethernet ports preferably 1Gpbs
> vlans
> SNMP management for monitoring
> web interface for management
> ssh cli interface for monitoring (nice to have not a must have)
> upgradable firmware
> Reliable!  Shouldn't need to be said.
> That's the main requirements there's a few other that should be 
> standard.  Anyone found any good routers out there that fit this 
> description?
> Jeff.

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