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Can someone suggest a good book for router and switch configuration in linux. I also want to configure dhcp, dns and other stuff.

Regards Bala

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suggest a good what? – Justin Feb 28 '10 at 3:23
I'm pretty sure he meant book! oops really old qestion. – Matt Oct 6 '15 at 2:16

firewall distribution solutions (very recomended, if you do not have much experience...): and IPCOP firewall (

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sorry - i am not allowed to post more than one link in the answer :-) for a simple zone-based firewall i would suggest: very simple and easy dns and dhcp: if you prefer a more professional setup use: ics-dcp and bind (both from ( – bmaeser Feb 28 '10 at 3:41
I need something for linux. – Boolean Mar 1 '10 at 12:23

Do you mean you are looking for firewall software for Linux?

Vuurmuur is my favourite for that:

It has a easy to use curses interface and a bunch of features that would be needed for a firewall. But that's it, it does not do DNS/DHCP, etc... that you need to do the regular way.

I ran it for years on a few of my servers before switching to PFSense.

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