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IPTables and GRE Packets

I am having a problem that I hope someone could shed
some light on. I have a machine running 3COM VPN software
behind a SuSE 7.3 system running the 2.4.20 kernel.

I am having a problem writing the appropriate rules that
will allow this machine to talk to a VPN server that is sitting
on the outside world.

I know I have to write a protocol 47 rule, but am not sure
the exact syntax.

I tried the following:
iptables -A FORWARD -i eth0 -o eth1 -p 47 -j ACCEPT

However, running a tcpdump while trying the connection shows: > icmp: x.x.x.x protocol 47 port 34827 unreachable
(x.x.x.x = outside address)

Do I need to add additional support rules, or is my syntax just

Any assistance that can be offered is greatly appreciated.


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