[CentOS] Off-Topic: Travel Router and Firewall

Wed Nov 23 22:33:15 UTC 2016
Stefan Sticht <stefan at sticht.net>


IMHO the best open source solution is this:


There were other small but not tiny TP Link routers with w/ OpenWRT in 
the past with built-in switch.
Sth like TP-WR941

Take care,

On 23.11.2016 21:56, Mauricio Tavares wrote:
> Go to the openwrt site and see what replaced the TP-Link TL_WRN702N.
> The new one has 2 ether ports and can be USB powered.
> Of course, there are those who will say you should use a raspberry pi
> for that...
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 3:18 PM, H <agents at meddatainc.com> wrote:
>> This is off-topic and the only connection with CentOS is that the laptop
>> will be running CentOS...
>> I am looking for a travel router/firewall for a number of reasons:
>> - Protect against outside attacks when outside the office/home not relying
>> on whatever protection the laptop/tablet/phone offers.
>> - Allow for fast transfer for data between devices without being limited by
>> the bandwidth of the hotel etc., even without being connected to the
>> internet.
>> - Allow for multiple devices even when the hotel etc. only allows one device
>> to be registered.
>> The ideal device should:
>> - Be small, ideally be able to be charged via a USB port.
>> - Use open-source software that the user can update.
>> - Allow the user to log on the device and set up the connection with the
>> hotel etc. which often requires a userid and password to be entered on a
>> browser page.
>> - Allow using either a RJ-45 wired or wireless connection to the outside
>> net.
>> - Have at least two RJ-45 ports to connect a laptop avoiding WiFi.
>> - Allow for VPN tunneling.
>> If anyone has suggestions, they would be greatly appreciated!
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