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RE: [suse-security] Connecting firewall directly to router ...
  • From: "Reckhard, Tobias" <tobias.reckhard@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 08:09:32 +0100
  • Message-id: <96C102324EF9D411A49500306E06C8D1A56C77@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I read the man page for arp. It says that the kernel does
> automagic arp if a
> route exists between the subnets.

Did you also do 'man 7 arp'? That page says that the interface in question
has to have proxy arp enabled. It's a sysctl thing, check
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/<IF>/proxy_arp.

Cheers
Tobias

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