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http://www.ds9a.nl/2.4Routing/ - A howto on Linux's traffic control
For the Linux advanced routing tools.
On Wed, 29 Mar 2000, HANSEN CHAN wrote:
> Hello Greg,
> Now that you have sold me on this, can you provide a URL to Zebra?
> Greg Maxwell wrote:
> > On Wed, 29 Mar 2000, HANSEN CHAN wrote:
> > > Can you enlighten me on what is zebra? A new startup???
> > No. Zebra is routing software for Unix-ish systems.
> > It's got a realtime command like interface that is very ciscoish.
> > When combined with the iproute2 code in Linux 2.2.x and netfilter you have
> > a very feature complete router:
> > * IPv4, IPv6 (I think some of the nat and firewalling is v4 only)
> > * Route based on source, tos, port, virtually anything
> > * BGP4, BGP-4+, RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPng, OSPFv2 and OSPFv3
> > * Full CBQ, RED, Fairness, prio, Token bucket, traffic control
> > * Partial ATM support (UBR, CBR, AAL5, limited Lane)
> > * Diffserve and RSVP
> > * Multicast routing (pim,dvmrp)
> > * Every interface type under the sun.
> > * Full nat (one-one, many-one, various other forms of pervresion) (yuck)
> > * Advanced firewalling (stateful and nonstateful, the stateful parts are
> > seperate and require a differnt module, so you know when you are killing
> > your reliability)
> > Not at all bad, though the latency isn't great. There is very limited
> > support for 'Fastroute' on some nics, but most of the above features won't
> > work with it. Fastroute basically does nic-nic transfers..
> > Neat stuff.