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Re: 2.2.10 and masquerading.

Heiko Schlittermann wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 20, 1999 at 07:40:35PM +1200, Michael Beattie wrote:
> :
> : I cannot seem to be able to get IP masqueraing going with the 2.2.10
> : kernel...
> :
> : Anyone else with better luck? any tips?
> :
> : There seems to be no CONFIG_IP_FORWARD option at all, which I have a
> : feeling was there in 2.2.5.
>     . does your box forwarding (/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward)?
>     . is masqerading set up with ipchains?
>       -> if you try to bind your masquerading to a specific interface
>          (as it was possible with ipfwadm (?)), it doesn't work.  Should
>          it?  (Masquerading is a specific forwarding, and forwarding
>          should be independend on the interface the packat comes from,
>          since you should have blocked the packet with input rules
>          already, shouldn't you?)
>          [ I've discovered this after several hours trying, guessing and
>          grumbling.]
> I'm not sure if this is what you ment ...

Check your rules in /etc/ipmasq/rules before you do anything drastic
with the kernel. 
After upgrading ipmasq last week i was left with a path.rul file in that
that either was missing some needed paths or was not required at all.

John Boggon.

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