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Re: [suse-security] DHCLIENT, masquarding and firewall
  • From: Ryan Allen <ryan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2001 22:52:42 -0800
  • Message-id: <20011202225242.A1642@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Fixed.

This really wasn't a firewall or a masquarding problem at all.

Att changed their name servers, and I didn't. Simple as that.

Thanks Robert for your suggestion (yes I had IP forwarding turned on ;)
and sorry to bother this list !!

-- Ryan


* Robert C. Paulsen Jr. <paulsen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote on [12-02-01y 16:27]:
> On Sun, Dec 02, 2001 at 04:14:47PM -0800, Ryan Allen wrote:
> > Hi SuSE Security,
> >
> > I'm new to this list. Due to changed to Excite at home shutting down, I
> > had to make some changes to my firewall config. I used to have a static
> > IP and everything worked great, but now I have a dynamic IP assigned via
> > DHCP. Behind my SuSE 7.1 machine, I'm running a LAN that uses
> > masquerading through the SuSE machine.
> >
> > I'm getting my DHCP offer just fine, and have hull access to the
> > Internet from my SuSE machine, but I cannot access the Internet from any
> > machine behind the SuSE machine. I've tweaked everything I can in
> > /etc/rc.config.d/firewall.rc.config and restarted my firewall many
> > times. Any ideas?
> >
>
> Do you have the following enabled in /et/rc.config:
>
> #
> # Runtime-configurable parameter: forward IP packets.
> # Is this host a router? (yes/no)
> #
> IP_FORWARD="yes"
>
> I believe it is set to "no" by default. You will next need to reboot
> or run the following command (as root):
>
> echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
>
>
> --
> ____________________________________________________________________
> Robert Paulsen paulsen@xxxxxxxxx
>

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