[CentOS] Centos Router
Ross S. W. Walker
rwalker at medallion.com
Tue Sep 11 14:54:20 UTC 2007
Graham Johnston wrote:
> With the current discuss of "Performance of CentOS as a NAT
> gateway", I am curious how many people out there are using
> CentOS as a Router/Firewall in an enterprise or service
> provider environment. For myself I am not really concerned
> about NAT just a stateful firewall.
> The other half of my questions is about performance. I have
> read many articles and posts on the net about performance
> tuning but they all seem to be about tuning a single host,
> not a router. Does any have any tips in this area? Is
> tuning even required.
> For the sake of the conversation lets assume I am referring
> to CentOS 5.
My best tip for tuning performance:
Don't until performance becomes an issue otherwise you have no
basis of determining whether performance has improved.
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