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Re: [opensuse] Would like explanation from networking guru
  • From: Art Fore <art.fore@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 16:57:48 +0800
  • Message-id: <1171616268.23425.19.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2007-02-16 at 15:30 +0700, Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> On Friday 16 February 2007 14:56, Art Fore wrote:
> > OK, if I delete the default UG route and no longer have a
> > default gateway, I can still get to the samba server on the windows
> > network (eth0), but not the internet on the wireless (eth1) from linux..
> > Cannot get to the internet from linux on the windows network in any case
> > though as I am not logged on from Linux, and internet access from the
> > windows (eth0) is only available via a webproxy (which is in the Texas &
> > I am Taiwan) available only if you are logged on to the windows domain.
> > The only machine I do get access to is the local samba server from
> > Linux, that part which I understand, just not how I get to it when Linux
> > is on eth1 and it is on eth0 network.
> Without any default gateway you can still connect to any PC in the SAME
> network as your network card configured.
> The function of default gateway is to inform your PC which path to take if it
> needs to go "OUTSIDE" your PC network.
> Proxy is providing a similar service as a gateway, that's why you can use it
> to browse the internet with a prerequisite of logging to windows domain
> (apparently the proxy requires authentication).

OK, I think I understand what your are saying. Thanks


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