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Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Masquerading
  • From: "Richard Naylor" <ranaylor@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2000 12:20:48 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <003201bfefe9$48de2640$0300a8c0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> If you are using SuSE linux all you need to do is use
> the modify configuration file option in Yast to set ip_forward to yes. You
> will have to check the router setup to be sure it matches.

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
you might want to put this in a startup script.

You also need to check that the firewall is allowing such forwarding. By
default the firewall won't allow routing between the 192.168 and 172.19.50

ipchains -b -A forward -s -d -j ACCEPT

hope this helps.

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