Re: Setting up IP mascarading.
>>>>> "Shaya" == Shaya Potter <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Shaya> I've finally convinced my school to set up a linux box so
Shaya> that we can have all the computers in the lab be able to
Shaya> access the net. The way I plan to accomplish this is to
Shaya> set up one linux box that will dial into an ISP and run
Shaya> PPP. I will then have all the Win95 machines run tcp/ip
Shaya> and gateway all the tcp/ip to the linux box. The linux box
Shaya> should then forward it on to the ISP.
Shaya> All my experience with linux networking has either been
Shaya> plain lans or just setting up PPP. I am sure I need to
Shaya> role my own kernel with things like IP mascarading, but do
Shaya> I also need firewalling and ip-forwarding.
Shaya> Does anyone have any good experience with this or can point
Shaya> me in the direction of some documentation.
I just set up my box as a router for an NT box. It was a horrible
experience until I realized that there might be a HOWTO on it. Sure
enough, there is, and by following the directions there to the letter,
it worked on the first try!
Nathan L. Cutler
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