Might seem a bit of stupid thing to post another thread about a topic just discussed and sorry for the inconvenience, but here I am.
So. A bit of background. I live in a country that has some of the best Internet plans. High speed for dirt cheap. But nothing in this world is milk and honey, isn’t it? So here we go…
Right now, for equivalent of $6 you get 500Mbps mirrored, for $8 1Gbps mirrored, and now the new sauce, for $9 you get 2.5Gbps mirrored but is not guaranteed, they say that you will get minimum of 1G up and down, and the big boy stuff, for $10 you get 10G mirrored, but really max you will get 8 down and 7 up, mostly 7 down and 6 up and guaranteed 1up and 1 down. Nothing troublesome until this point,right? Here comes the kicker.
The over taughtful dudes that call the shots, still want to use PPPoE and they somewhat software locked the network such as, you need to use their equipment, otherwise the distribution switch won’t provide internet connection. So yeah, bridge mode for the win because I want some nice functionalities like VPN, DNS filter, etc.
The question for the honorable persons that are gonna see this thread is: What should I use as hardware and software for this bloody router if I wanna go 10G? Most of the internet people say that pfsense is not the thing for 10G (BSD reasons), Linus from LTT say that Xeon D does get 10G in pfsense but that seems to much $ for a home lab, I’m not familiar with vyOS to go enterprise way. Some suggested switch with routing capabilities, but in my limited logic and non existing experience with those, I think PPPoE will kinda kill it.
At this moment, double NAT-ing seems the way to go, but I want other opinions. What do you say?
P.S. Sorry for the eventual wrong spelling.
P.P.S. I’m a home lab fan boy with not so much experience and I’m willing to crunch my brain to get what I want, but, please, take me easy.