• Hi guys im doing up my home network and i got a citrix branch repeater with a

    CPU: Intel Core2 Quad Q8400S
    Mobo: Super Micro X7SBL-LN2
    RAM: 8GB DDR2
    HDD: Seagate 250GB
    SSD: 60gb corsair

    i currently have a netgear DGND3700 i dont beleive this will allow a true bridge mode.  im thinking ill get a https://www.pccasegear.com/products/27551/draytek-vigor130-vdsl2-adsl2-2-modem-router
    or https://www.pccasegear.com/products/17063/draytek-vigor-120-adsl2-2-modem-router

    What im wanting to do with the machine is to cacheing as much as i can windows updates etc.
    i want to have a vpn setup for my netflix so if i use firefox i can set it up to use proxy.

    do i need to have 2 connections to do the above mentioned so the vpn connection has a different ip to the proxy side?

    im going to get a larger hdd for the cacheing looking at a 4tb or larger drive and possibly getting 2 and mirroring them so incase i loose one


  • CPU: Intel Core2 Quad Q8400S
    Mobo: Super Micro X7SBL-LN2
    RAM: 8GB DDR2
    SSD: 60gb corsair

    Would be powerful enough for all.

    Did you here about WSUS offline you can fairly install it on one of your PCs and burn from time to time a new
    DVD or DVD-RW again and again. So you would be able to install the MS patches on your PC very fast and directly!

    Put the 250 GB HDD in the PC and unpack there the WSUS offline program the it will collect according your settings
    all updates for, Windwos 7,8,8.1,10 and MS Office since 2007,2010,20… and it will create for each MS Version
    a own DVD image, I am storing that ones on a NAS so I am really able to install things back over the LAN and
    together with a virtual drive I am able to mount the images directly!

    So you will only need a 60 GB SSD and this might be running then well for you!
    On top of this please search the forum about Squid and WSUS.

    i currently have a netgear DGND3700 i dont beleive this will allow a true bridge mode.  im thinking ill get a https://www.pccasegear.com/products/27551/draytek-vigor130-vdsl2-adsl2-2-modem-router
    or https://www.pccasegear.com/products/17063/draytek-vigor-120-adsl2-2-modem-router

    Many users were reporting that the DrayTek Vigor 130 is running very well and is sufficient enough
    for usage as a pure modem acting in the so called "bridge mode". Each cent is good invested here.

    Try to install on the Netgear DGND3700 DD-WRT or OpenWRT and use it as a wireless AP connecting
    to the LAN1 Port. For that it would be a nice device to serve WiFi without any hassle to the LAN.