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Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Masquerading
  • From: Dave Williams <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2000 00:50:13 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <49de91f2f6david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 15 Jul, Christopher Dawkins <cchd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Yes, if you get the config all right, but you don't necessarily need two
> NICs, you can run multiple subnets on one cable with one NIC by aliasing
> multiple numbers onto the same card, we have three different numbering
> systems on a single NIC! You also don't need masquerading if you have
> local proxying, but this would limit what the local-number machines can
> do to what is proxied by the proxy. In our case the limitations are
> welcome - the internal machines can't be seen directly by external ones,
> and that protects them from nasties and prevents them doing lots of
> non-academic things like ICQ, Napster, making money by browsing,
> bypassing the external filtered proxy, etc.

Well that sounds ideal but how do I perform aliasing?


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