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Re: SuSEfirewall2 blocks all external network traffic to or from any computer on my nework, including the firewall-machine itse
  • From: "Sebastian J. Bronner" <waschtl@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 01:23:21 -1000
  • Message-id: <200201281123.g0SBNMP24146@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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).
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Sebastian J. Bronner
waschtl@xxxxxxxxxxxx

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