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Re: Re: AW: [suse-security] Firewall Routing/Forwarding Problem
  • From: BLeonhardt@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 13:11:47 +0200
  • Message-id: <OF2BA76BE8.222828FF-ONC1256BD0.003D3937@xxxxxxxxxxx>
see below ..

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06.06.02 12:24

An: Thiemo Kellner <thiemo@xxxxxx>, suse-security@xxxxxxxx
Thema: Re: AW: [suse-security] Firewall Routing/Forwarding Problem

On Thursday, 6. June 2002 07:55, Thiemo Kellner wrote:
> Hi,
>> > > The firewall's NICs are configured as follows:
>> > > eth0    netmask
>> > > connected directly to the web server via a cross-over cable
>> >
>> > should not the default gateway of your webserver be
>> > instead of
>> As the NIC to which the web server is connect has,
>> I'd rather say that the web server's default gateway ought to be
>> Try to ping and
>> and see iff you can reach them.

>Sorry, I mixed hat up yesterday.
>The firewall's interfaces are actually configured like this:

>eth0 netmask
>eth1 netmask

>and the web server is connected to eth0, i.e.

>I guess I have been working on this for too long...

>I have tried to set the gateway of the web server to
>, but when routing is set up at boot time, I get a
>"network unreachable" error, athough I can ping
>Any ideas?

ME: shouldn't the gateway ip be x.x.x.146 ??? the webserver is
connected on (cross over) eth0 ( x.x.x.146 ) ... usually x.x.x.146 is
ME: the standard gateway for the webserver ... am i wrong ???

>Also, I don't understand, WHY the gateway should be
>Could somebody please shed some light on that?

>> Cheers
>> Thiemo

Thanks for your help,

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