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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?

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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