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Routing OSes

  • bsdrp: Appliance-style OS to build a router, free/nanoBSD-based. Feature list here.
  • VyOS: Fork of Vyatta. Feature list here.
  • OpenWRT: Famous opensource firmware for embedded devices.
  • pfSense: FreeBSD-based firewall OS with lots of features.

See also this list on Wikipedia.

Routing software

  • Quagga: Multiprotocol routing daemon, fork of the venerable zebra. Supports RIPv1, RIPv2, RIPng, OSPFv2, OSPFv3, IS-IS, BGP-4. List of supported RFCs here
  • Bird: Very efficient bgp/rip/ospf/bfd routing daemon. Supports for multiple routing tables.
  • Openbgpd: Secure bgp routing daemon. OpenBSD has also basic MPLS support.
  • Babel: loop-avoiding distance-vector routing protocol, great for mesh wireless networks. FAQ here.
  • BATMAN: B.A.T.M.A.N. (better approach to mobile ad-hoc networking) is a routing protocol for multi-hop ad-hoc mesh networks.
  • XORP: supports OSPF, BGP, RIP, PIM, IGMP, OLSR. Exists also as appliance.
tools/routing.txt · Last modified: 2014-01-22 15:13 by petrus