[CentOS] How to setup a computer using CentOS6 as a firewall for the whole network in my place?

Sat Feb 25 01:17:24 UTC 2012
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

On 02/24/2012 09:13 PM, Miguel Medalha wrote:
>> pfsense for a newbie?
> Yup! Based on the simple requirements that the OP expressed, i.e. "a
> firewall for the whole network in my place", I would again recommend
> pfsense. It may seem paradoxical but it's not. It just *works* after a
> very simple and quick installation. The user only has to answer a couple
> of simple questions. A WAN interface and a LAN interface are ready and
> working together and that's it.
> It can be installed on anything, from a Compact Flash card to a USB
> sticker, it doesn't even need a hard disk.

I used ClarkConnect for several years, it was my first hands-on contact 
with Linux, and I have learned much from it.
Installation is also quick and painless, it is based on CentOS so extra 
packages/repositories from CentOS are possible, and can be used as 
Proxy/Mail/Web server also.


Ljubomir Ljubojevic
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PL Computers
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