Re: Multi-link card

Rudy Komsic ( (no email) )
Sun, 10 May 1998 21:53:45 -0400

Acually we used it for up to 64 ports and generally had no difficulty with RAS
on NT... Minimal problems other that the poor accounting features of RAS and
Event Viewer.

The Only reason we went with a USR Total Control Chassis is because the "Extra
Features" we needed for accounting and setting up lines on a per accounting

-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas C Kinnen <>
To: <>
Date: May 9, 1998 1:23 PM
Subject: Re: Multi-link card

>>I have a total of 52 lines coming into NT RRAS servers authenticating from
>>RadiusNT with no problems, if you don't need the extra accounting and
>>features of devices like PM's. All our multiport cards are currently
>>Cyclades, we use some ISA and some PCI versions of their Y-series with
>>standard analog modems.
>If you don't mind me asking have you been pleased with the features and
>performance of RAS and what type of system are you running the lines off of?
>Most of my "encounters" with RAS have not been the most pleasant if going
>for any advanced features other then just straight dial in. Plus the over
>head an NT box vs. an access concentrator box like a PM has lead me to
>recommend customers away from RAS or Netware connect (On the novell side)
>for larger network access points. I'd like to get a someone's view point
>who uses RAS in larger the a dozen lines and is happy with it.
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