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What do you guys think i can do with a Dell Dimension V350?

It has a Pentium II, not sure what clocks..

Currently using it as my sorta Data Server, Has 4 IDE drives connected ATM

I can probably upgrade the mem to like 256+MB

It has multiple PCI slots and i have alot of network cards

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The reason i posted this in the "Networking & Security" section is beacuase, i was kinda thinking of using it as a Firewall or a proper Data server with a web interface..

Edit:Would not mind putting linux or windows.
Edited by Speedster159 - 4/14/11 at 2:32pm
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Use it as a firewall.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GH0;13128216 
Use it as a firewall.

How?
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post #4 of 9
Throw it away or just use it for nostalgia.




Throw windows 2000 on it and have fun browsing the web.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Speedster159;13128318 
How?

pfsense, m0n0wall, ipcop, i'm sure i'm missing some but there's a start. biggrin.gif
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Astaro won't run on it, but PFSense should work. Monowall toom as well as ipcop. I prefer PFSense.
    
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Question, would FreeNas work on it?

And is it possible to put FreeNas and Monowall at the same time?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Speedster159;13140950 
Question, would FreeNas work on it?

And is it possible to put FreeNas and Monowall at the same time?

no it won't. It's like asking if you can run Windows Vista and Windows 7 at the same time.

Check out ClearOS. It's a linux based firewall and supports file and print services if you need that type of thing.

I honestly don't see the point in turning it into a FreeNAS box or file server.
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