RE: Connection to Network Cards
Next step: Make sure IP forwarding is enabled. The file
/proc/sys/net/ip_forward should contain a 1...if it does not, add the line
'echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ip_forward' to your startup scripts.
Step after that, read the iptables HOWTO at
It will give you a pretty good idea of where to start with your iptables
configuration, as well as a brief explanation of how it works.
Sr. Network Engineer
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> From: dude [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 1:51 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Connection to Network Cards
> Hello. My project is to build a firewall.
> I will be suing kernel 2.4
> So far I have been able to connect to the internet fine,
> and hvae been able to get the two network cards recognized.
> NOw the qeuation and guidance that i need is,
> what is the next step?
> thanks for your time
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