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Re: [SLE] Gateway Woes
  • From: kbb0927@xxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2001 20:54:46 -0400
  • Message-id: <20935F3D.6653C4E3.001F3C81@xxxxxx>
Bruce,

It's not the windoze box, it's the linux box - the gateway itself which worked before I set
it up as the gateways using SuSEfirewall2.

Regards,

Keith B>
Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>On Wednesday 08 August 2001 20:06, kbb0927@xxxxxx wrote:
>> Hello All,
>>
>> I spent some time last pm getting my desktop setup to use as a gateway.
>> To make a long story short, with the help of Bruce Marshall, I got
>> SuSEfirewall2 set up and running. I am actually sending this email from
>> a windoze machine on my home lan behind that firewall.
>>
>> The problem is now, the gateway will not browse the web using any browser
>> and www.blahblahblah.whatever. If i put in an IP address of say, Yahoo,
>> it will go that site and pull up that page. In other words, typing
>> www.suse.com eventually times out with cannot connect to remote server.
>>
>
>Yup... you need to tell Windows where the DNS is...
>
>
>
>> I have a dialup 56K modem and a dynamic IP address from my ISP. When
>> connected /etc/route.conf shows: nameserver plus the correct IP address
>> of my ISP. I have no nameserver on my internal LAN, I do not use DHCP.
>> All IP addresses are static of 192.168.1.x.
>>
>
>Tell Windows the same DNS address you have in your resolv.conf.
>
>Control Panel --> network --> TCP/IP --> DNS
>
>> What am I doing wrong now? /etc/route.conf is empty.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Keith B.
>
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