Dedicated Linux GW/Firewall

Dear Experts,

  I want to configure a P1 or P2 Machine Dedicatedly For My Internet GW/Firewall. Only I want Logs of each and every activity through It.

 Is there any Linux distro Providing Only This Function ! I am not interested in GUI at all But only the dedicated Machine !

 Does Anyone Have any Info regarding this ?

Thanks in advance

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macker-Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Check freshmeat for the floppy-based linux distros section, as this sounds like it's in the area you're looking for:

I also found some interesting results searching for "floppy router"

There's more than a few Linux distros dedicated to being a router / gateway, it's really a question of which one suits you best.  I have had good experience with Astaro, but that was for a project that required a GUI interface.  Debian or Slackware would probably make a good base for a customized small-footprint install, or Linux From Scratch if you wanted to spend the time, which you've indicated you don't.
All distros provide this, but I've heard Debian is well-suited for this purpose.

aashishkunteAuthor Commented:
Thanx man !

 I am Right now using A Linux Server Running on RH9 ! I have all GW/Firewall , Squid Proxy, FTP and SMTP all together !

  I am interested in a bootable linux Distro which can provide me only GW/Firewall packages and automated Configurations for which I just Insert veriables as per my requirement !

 Which will help me to have different Dedicated Servers ! With Low Config I can reuse my old dumped machines !
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Ummm....I don't know about any automated configurations  but possibly you can get readymade configuration scripts if you google for them.

you might first lookup few resources on the net.

50 Mb install
Auto setup
Detailed logs (firewall,dhcp,proxy,vpn,IDS)
aashishkunteAuthor Commented:
Any thing other than SmoothWall !

  Does anyone know cofiguring Trustix Linux for this !
You have a personal thing with smoothwall :)) ?
aashishkunteAuthor Commented:
Hi bmquintas ,
  >>You have a personal thing with smoothwall :)) ?

Nothing like that ! Just got Downloded SmoothWall !
Will definitely use it.
Trying a Transparent Proxy behind NAT ! which will act as GW and Proxy will act for access control. Also want to use minimum H/W resources ! Thats why looking for an alternative also. Trustix has got purpose only for Server ....
So Interested in Trustix.
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