[CentOS] Linux router with CentOS

Rainer Duffner rainer at ultra-secure.de
Thu Dec 10 00:44:07 UTC 2009


Am 10.12.2009 um 01:39 schrieb Alvaro Schneider Guevara:

> Hello everybody.
>
> I'm wondering here if is it possible to setup a CentOS machine as a  
> router for two Internet connections in a LAN. This _router_ would  
> work as the gateway for the workstations using DHCPD. The purpose of  
> this is to optimize the broadband "joining" both connections, and  
> given the case, do not lose the Internet access.
>
> ¿is this possible? ¿too much complicated?
>
> Searching the Net i found something simliar: http://linux-ip.net/html/adv-multi-internet.html 
>  but, I would like to read a second opinion.
>
> Thank you very much. Cheers.
>
> _


Use pfSense (www.pfsense.org) for that.
It's based on FreeBSD, but you don't really need care about the OS -  
it comes with a web-gui that can configure everything (fail-over, WAN- 
loadbalancing/failover).

Unless you want to spend a lot of time and never get it right 100%...



Rainer
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