On 04/16/2012 04:17 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote: > Max Pyziur wrote: >> Greetings, >> >> A long time ago I setup a Linux machine as a Gateway/LAN Server using >> Verizon DSL as the ISP. >> >> I used the following HOWTO as the guide - DSL HOWTO For Linux: >> http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/DSL-HOWTO/index.html >> >> Is there something comprable for Verizon FIOS? >> >> My Gateway machine runs Fedora. >> >> For a new server, I'm considering setting up a CentOS machine, while still >> using Fedora on my desktop and laptop. > > FIOS comes with a FIOS router. You have straight ethernet to it. > And it you wire it right, you can set up an internal/external network config with your own firewall. (The FIOS router also acts as a firewall, but you might trust an iptables firewall more as a second line of defense.