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Replacement for RV042

Discussion in 'Cisco Small Business Routers and VPN Solutions' started by russwmc, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. russwmc

    russwmc Network Guru Member

    I've had a good run with the RV042 series but they are all starting to fail and replacing the caps isn't working anymore, they're really failing. Questions:

    1) Is new RV042 hardware more reliable? I haven't bought any for a while.
    2) Are there better replacement options now?
    - Some locations don't need second WAN port (no fail-over required)
    - All need QuickVPN connectivity
    - Some locations could be simplified with built-in wireless
    3) Anyone have experience with the RV120W? They look promising for single WAN installs, I like the VWLAN capability.

    thanks
     
  2. russwmc

    russwmc Network Guru Member

    I received my RV120W today. So far everything seems to work. I have tested QuickVPN with an existing configured XP machine, some basic port forwarding, and the wireless LAN. The firmware is 1.0.0.12, the only thing out there so far from what I can tell. It is a warm device, the temp using a remote probe showed a little over 105 on its top. I will update with more information as I check it out.
     
  3. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    Thanks for the update, would be nice if yuo could give some real life experience of the new device.
     
  4. Maku

    Maku Addicted to LI Member

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