I work for a value added reseller and most of the routers I have been involved with are the older 800 series and the SOHO routers. With those I just needed to work with physical interfaces, or, with the SOHOs interface E0 which was the virtual interface for the physical interfaces on the back.
I just got in my first 857W last week and it is a whole new world. I had your 871 article which was a great help, but, as you mentioned, things do not quite work the same. It took me the better part of three days working out how to get the wired and wireless lans to talk to each other and to the dialer. I would probably would not have made it without the help of your template or a call to Cisco. I was only comfortable using one wireless lan; had I read this article the open and private wireless lans might have been a better solution. To late now the router is at a customer across the state.
I like the new virtual interface setups, but they are very different from the old SOHOs.
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