Variety of convenience services for carrying out common networking changes.
The following services are provided as utilities:
- IP Forward
- Default Routing
- Default Muticast Routing
- Static Routing
- DHCP Client
To install the functionality of the previously metioned services you can run the following command:
sudo apt-get install isc-dhcp-server apache2 libpcap-dev radvd at
UCARP allows a couple of hosts to share common virtual IP addresses in order to provide automatic failover. It is a portable userland implementation of the secure and patent-free Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP, OpenBSD's alternative to the patents-bloated VRRP).
Strong points of the CARP protocol are: very low overhead, cryptographically signed messages, interoperability between different operating systems and no need for any dedicated extra network link between redundant hosts.
sudo apt-get install ucarp