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Re: [suse-security] Re: SuSEfirewall2 blocks all external network traffic to or from any computer on my nework, including the firewall-machine itse
  • From: Eduard Avetisyan <dich_ed@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 03:43:28 -0800 (PST)
  • Message-id: <20020128114328.76762.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

--- "Sebastian J. Bronner" <waschtl@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Monday 28 January 2002 00:34, you wrote:
> > Sebastian J. Bronner wrote (on 27 Jan 2002 at 21:29):
> > > I have a problem that I haven't seen addressed in the
> archives.
> > >
> > > I have configured my gateway computer according to the
> Scenario 3
> > > (a small university wants to use masquerading to provide
> internet
> > > access to its internal network) in the EXAMPLES file with
> the
> > > following settings:
> > >
> > > FW_DEV_EXT="eth0:0"
> > > FW_DEV_INT="eth0"
> >
> > That looks odd. Does the same Ethernet card point both to
> > the LAN and to the Internet?
>
> Yes, it does. I know that this isn't an optimal
> configuration, as it can
> lead to traffic collisions, but it should still work (as it
> has in the past).

Are you sure that this aliasing can work on different subnets?

Eduard

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