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SearchEnterpriseLinux: How (and Why) to Turn a Linux Server into a Router

Jul 04, 2005, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Harrison)

[ Thanks to Amy Kucharik for this link. ]

"The cost of routers continues to decline, but in many cases they are still not cheap enough to be approved quickly by the finance department. There are a number of scenarios where a Linux-based router could be desirable:

  • If a router is needed for a proof-of-concept project, and cost is a prohibitive factor, then an IT manager could consider converting a spare, possibly obsolete, server into a Linux-based router..."

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