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I'm running CentOS 6 in a Vbox and want to use it as a firewall. I have the 2 interfaces ready to go on centOS. I have the basic firewall rules set up through the GUI. I figure that I have to bridge the two connections together.

This box will be used a only as a firewall no users will be logged in. What is the best way to get the connection to pass from one interface to another and still have it apply firewall rules?
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I'm running CentOS 6 in a Vbox and want to use it as a firewall. I have the 2 interfaces ready to go on centOS. I have the basic firewall rules set up through the GUI. I figure that I have to bridge the two connections together.

This box will be used a only as a firewall no users will be logged in. What is the best way to get the connection to pass from one interface to another and still have it apply firewall rules?


If it's just a simple firewall box then you may want to look for pfsense or monowall unless you want to the hard way setting your own
iptables rules in linux and packet filter in *bsds.

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Thanks ill take a look into those.
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