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A Simple OpenBSD Router For Your Virtual Machines

Nov 18, 2011, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Using the PF firewall, we will be able to rapidly assemble a NAT'ing firewall. With additional research you, thanks to PF's awesome documentation, you should be able to extend this to be a traffic logger, export to netflow and do many other things.

I have tried experimenting with many "embedded" Linux distros that are targeted more at a hardware appliance, but in the end all of the user friendly settings just ended up getting in the way. Using OpenBSD I am able to get a very low footprint OS with a well-documented and transparent firewall. I know precisely what PF is doing with my packets.

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