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Internet Security You Can Afford: Using Untangle™ as Your Internet Gateway by Christopher Dawson

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CHAPTER 11

BIGGER BOX? BIGGER NETWORK? OR BOTH?

You can significantly extend Untangle’s features and functionality by adding paid features. Some of these features, such as WAN Failover and Directory Connector, are critical in larger networks or enterprise settings. However, some elements of Untangle performance and scalability simply can’t be addressed by adding new functions. Rather, they require new hardware and/or network optimization to deal with bottlenecks and poor performance in more demanding network environments.

As noted in Chapter 10, “Paid Features,” some of the paid Untangle modules perform better than their free counterparts. Virus Blocker is considerably faster at scanning content than Virus Blocker Lite, for example. More often ...

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