Re: Kernel 2.1.xx and policy-based routing

Alan Cox (
Fri, 21 Nov 1997 10:22:43 +0000 (GMT)

> present time. I am looking for something that can give me policy-based
> routing functionality -- ie. if I have a firewall with 3 NICs (1
> internal, 2 external interfaces), I might want to direct packets out the
> external interfaces based on source address. I have noticed the term
> "policy-based routing" associated with Linux 2.1.xx kernels, but have
> never seen an specific description of exactly what is meant by the phrase...

Current 2.1.x can route by source address. 2.0.x there is a patch by Mike
McLagan on for it