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[FWD: RE: RE: [SLE] ICS]
  • From: kbb0927@xxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 13:21:55 -0400
  • Message-id: <098410C9.58D998B6.001F3C81@xxxxxx>
Oops, sent this to myself.
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  • From: KBB0927
  • Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 13:21:13 -0400
  • Message-id: <401529D8.0CF8BE19.001F3C81@xxxxxx>

Scott,

Oh yes, I forgot; I used the wvdial.dod script for dail on demand and
never looked back. (/etc/rc.d/wvdial.dod)

Best,

Keith B.

kbb0927@xxxxxx wrote:

>Scott,
>
>Before I changed to cable modem access, I was doing exactly that: ICS
>using SuSE 7.2. Go to www.suse.de/~marc and get SuSEfirewall2-1.6 first.
>Set up your basic system, hosts, hosts.allow, and intranet IP addresses.
>Make sure you have iptables installed as SuSEfirewall2 uses it. Then
>untar it and follow the INSTALL instructions. Then once you configure
>/etc/rc.config.d/firewall2.rc.config to your particular system/specs,
>you should be up and running a SuSE ICS with whatever your external
>port is: ppp, eth, ippp. As a newbie, I did it and compared to Mandrake
>it was _MUCH_ easier.
>
>HTH,
>
>Keith B.
>
>
>Scott Parks <sparks@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>>Morning-
>>
>>I have been so impressed with Suse installing it for an ISP I am doing work for
>>that I am considering blowing away my Mandrake 8 install @ home. This box
>>replaced my Win@K box that was doing Internet Connection Sharing and failed
>>miserably. The Mandrake box does not seem entirely stable, if I power down
>>and then bring it back up to connect and share the Internet connection it
>>does not work and I have to re-run the Connection Sharing scripts.
>>
>>My question, is anyone using Suse for simple Internet Connection Sharing? How
>>about multilink with ppp? I never got that to work under Mandrake, but one
>>modem is still faster under Linux than two modems under Win2K.
>>
>>This box has one job in life, connect to my ISP and share the connection to
>>my internal network. Reconnect if the line is dropped.
>>
>>Before I dive into the ipchains set-up I want to make sure there is not a
>>script
>>like Mandrake that might simplify this.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>
>>-Scott
>>
>>
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