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Netgear FVS318v3 WAN throughput issue

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Last response: in Networking
May 21, 2010 3:41:06 PM

I'm using a Netgear FVS318v3 firewall with the latest firmware (as of 5.21.2010). I have a 32 meg internet connection comming into the WAN port but I can only get 6.5 meg at best on any devices connected to the firewalls LAN...

I test 32 meg DL buy connecting directly to the modem and running www.speakeasy.net/speedtest

I test 6.5 meg DL by connecting to the firewall and the firewall connected to the modem and running www.speakeasy.net/speedtest

Any thoguhts?

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May 24, 2010 6:20:43 PM

Is that 32 Megabyte or 32 mega bit?
Is the port on the firewall 10 or 100 mbit/sec?
Firewalls will slow the connection abit due to processing.
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