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My Pix 515 support one aditional NIC?

My PIX-515-R-BUN support one aditional ethernet card to install DMZ? I have only 2 integrated ethernet interfaces. Thanks.

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Re: My Pix 515 support one aditional NIC?

Yes, that Pix wiil support a third ethernet. Just install it on the top slot on the 515. This will not require an IOS upgrade. Also note that an Intel 10/100 pci nic would work also in this box instead of ordering it from Cisco.

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Re: My Pix 515 support one aditional NIC?

This is not absolutely true.

1. While Cisco cards are based on Intel chipset, 6.1 and later will not work with non-Cisco h/w

2. This configuration is not supported. More to say - it's HIGHLY NOT RECOMMENDED.

3. You expect PIX to be secure and reliable.

If you use it as your company firewall you depend on it. Think twice before playing with PIX h/w config - it can be like "buying big headache for just a few $$"

BTW - "Technical Suport" means helping people avoid problems - not finding them :-)