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Red Hat Linux 6.X as an Internet Gateway for a Home Network

Paul Ramsey <>

June 22, 2000

A simple tutorial on configuring Red Hat 6 and related variants to operate as an internet gateway to a small home or office network. Topics covered include masquerading, DNS, DHCP, and basic security.

1. Introduction

2. Plugging Things In

3. Configuring Networking

4. Configuring Masquerading

5. Problems

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