[TriLUG] Linux as a bridge?
bhu5nji at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 26 01:12:19 EST 2001
Is that not what ip_forward is for in the kernel options? Then use
ip_chains? If so, then check out: http://master-www.linuxrouter.org:8080/
There is a book called Linux Routers by Mancill published by Prentice Hall.
If this fits your needs, you might consider using a typical LInux box for
your application before using LRP (which requires building an LRP familiarity
and skillset which is ancillary to your primary goal of routing and
On Wednesday 26 December 2001 10:21 am, you wrote:
> Can a linux box with two ethernet interfaces act as a bridge at layer 2? I
> know I can route between two interfaces but I'd like to use two interfaces
> as a bridge where I can apply my firewall rules. Any ideas?
> Currently the only layer 2 firewall I'm aware of is the Lucent Brick, but
> I'd sure like to aviod spending the $1500.00 (plus SMS server) and use a
> linux box.
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