[CentOS] f/oss routing solution?

Wed Apr 30 11:48:21 UTC 2008
Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org>

On Tue, 29 Apr 2008, John Bowden wrote:

> On Sunday 27 April 2008 18:23:18 Rogelio wrote:
>> I'm looking for an open source router solution, and someone from the list
>> recently recommended zebra (www.zebra.org). I haven't yet identified all my
>> needs, but I'm guessing that it will do all my routing needs for a, say,
>> class C set of IP addresses, particularly if I ever have to do anything
>> BGP-related.
>> Anyone have any pointers before I delve in?  Or possibly a recommendation
>> for another open source routing solution?  Yeah, I know about Cisco stuff,
>> but I'm hoping to limp along on a shoestring budget until I get a few more
>> things in place, then I'll rethink everything.

CentOS / Red Hat distribute quagga which is a fork of zebra.  Same 
interface, which in itself is almost 100% cisco syntax.  You could also 
check out Vyatta .. they make open source routers .. not sure what their 
pricing/features are though.