building a router/firewall
v2joecr at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 15:37:00 MST 2010
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 3:24 PM, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> So, what exactly, is your question?
I was looking for suggestions for one distro that makes it easy to do
the stuff I mentioned. I say that because most of my experience with
Linux is using the GUI & almost none using the command line or doing
any signifigant networking configuration.
We have been using pfSense but for some reason we can't seem to get it
to work. So I get to start that computer over from scratch as my
> You can put any linux distro on there and do all of that.
> You can even use openwrt on a regular x86 box, not just embedded routers.
> Gentoo has the GNAP project:
> There are several other micro distributions geared towards doing this as well.
> dhcpd, djbdns, and iptables are about all you need, it sounds like.
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