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

Sun Feb 26 15:32:45 UTC 2012
Ryan Wagoner <rswagoner at gmail.com>

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 3:19 PM, Miguel Medalha <miguelmedalha at sapo.pt>wrote:

> > pfsense for a newbie?
> >
> > A CentOS-like firewall would be ClearOS (formerly Clarkconnect) and
> again would reduce the number of simultaneously-learned layers to wade
> through.  While it works very well, it is yet another layer and difference
> to learn, and when learning is is really good to not overload the number of
> layers to learn at once.  IMHO, YMMV, etc.
> >
> > Since I have done cisco IOS stuff for a decade and a half, now, I'd
> recommend Vyatta over pfsense, but, there again, it is yet another,
> different, layer to learn that *will* overwhelm a newbie.
> Isn't Vyatta a comercial product? I suppose that it wouldn't fit a
> newbie either...
Vyatta has an open source version as well. The feature list is huge and
they provide nice PDF documents with configuration examples. I am using
Vyatta at five locations.