[aprssig] Turn-key IGate

Bob Harris knineudx at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 12:36:19 CDT 2016


Not to mention one would need a hardened Internet connection/service 
provider. Average consumer Internet connections are unlikely to be 
rock-solid.

On 3/25/2016 10:04 AM, Jason KG4WSV via aprssig wrote:
> On Mar 25, 2016, at 8:35 AM, Robert Bruninga via aprssig 
> <aprssig at tapr.org <mailto:aprssig at tapr.org>> wrote:
>
>> looking for someone to put together a robust rock-solid Black-Box 
>> IGate that needs no attention for years.
>>
>> The black box has the internet connector,
>>
>
> "Connected to the Internet" and "needs no attention for years" are 
> totally incompatible requirements.
>
> Maybe it could be accomplished with an indirect connection (e.g. 
> private network firewalled and managed), but a device directly 
> attached to he Internet has maybe days before it will need security 
> updates or become compromised.
>
> If you think it's possible to drop a Pi on the Internet and walk away, 
> you're in for a rude surprise.
>
> -j

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