* Nathan E Norman (firstname.lastname@example.org) [010822 18:14]: > On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 05:01:11PM -0700, Vineet Kumar wrote: > > * Tandex (email@example.com) [010820 18:39]: > > > Do I need 2 net-card on linux-gateway that use ipmasq? > > > > Now on to my reply: the other reply to your question gave a wrong > > answer. You do not need 2 NICs to route between 2 networks; there's > > something called "one-armed routing" which makes use of IP aliasing, > > which is giving a single NIC multiple addresses. > > "Wrong" answer? Er, this list is called debian *firewall*. If you > can explain to me how a machine with only one nic running ipmasq can > properly function as a firewall, I'll consider accepting your > criticism that my answer was "wrong". My most sincere apologies, sir. You are indeed correct that a one-armed router can not provide adequate security to be considered a firewall. It came out wrong; I didn't mean to say you were wrong, but that is indeed possible to set up a gateway using ipmasq with just one NIC (which was the OP's question). -- Vineet http://www.anti-dmca.org Unauthorized use of this .sig may constitute violation of US law. Qba\'g gernq ba zr\! |tr 'a-zA-Z' 'n-za-mN-ZA-M'
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