Re: Firewall protects, so what directs?
Thomas Cook said:
> I have spent the last few months constructing an ipchains firewall for
> my computer lab. I finally got everything working a week or so ago,
> but I realized there is noting telling things where to go.
> My firewall divides my network into an internal lab (10.0.0.0/24, all
> ip_forward and MASQ on the firewall), and a DMZ for my servers
> (10.10.0.0/24). The firewall tells all the packets where they can and
> cant go, but how do I tell packets where they should go? For
> Lets say my external ip is 126.96.36.199. So someone on the internet plugs
> 188.8.131.52 in their browser. The browser contacts my firewall's external
> interface asking for connect on port 80. How do I tell my firewall to
> direct that www request to 184.108.40.206 into a request to 10.10.0.10 port 80
> (my apache server)?
In a previous post you suggested that you have assigned dynamic IP's to both
networks. I can't see how this can work.I'd at least assign static IP's to