building a router/firewall

Jared Daines jared at minorsoft.com
Wed Mar 3 20:48:23 MST 2010


Joe C wrote:
> I've been assigned with the task of make the following computer as a
> router, preferably with a web interface to configure it.
>
> It has the following hardware three NICs, Intel Pentium 3 733 Mhz, 512 MB RAM.
>
> Google isn't being very helpful. I'm guessing my search terms are just
> wrong as it keeps sending me to stuff that is for hardware routers
> (like the linksys Linux router) instead of full computers.
>
> I need a DHCP server, internal DNS, our connection is a dedicated IP
> address, I also want to assign the external DNS servers to openDNS
> instead of our ISP's, & a firewall obviously.
>
> I can't think of anything else that we need it to do.
>
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I've really liked untangle.com's distro. Its pretty easy to maintain and 
has a nice web gui to manage all of it.



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