Can anybody please tell me if this router si really needed The only thing that makes this router special is the memory and flash configuration (256 64 1 - WIC-1T). Can you please tell me how crippled will be my lab whithout this or what I can use to emulate this one ?
The diagram can be seen here
See pag 19.
I've been using a 3640 with 128Mb DRAM/32Mb Flash. It runs all the code you'll need for R&S lab. You WILL run across a 3825 in the real lab so just be aware of the interface numbering.