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Re: Routing, maybe NAT...

Not an expert, but...

On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 04:06:50PM -0500, John Von Essen wrote:
> The machine has as IP, as default router. When I 
> startup tunnelv, it adds some stuff to routing tables, and obviously 
> allows me to access my work's private network (which is a 192.168.42.*). 
> Everything works fine and the Debian box can access the private network. 
> But... I now want to provide this same VPN access over to my other 
> machines, the Mac and the Win98 box.
> So I thought that I could setup the Debian box as a gateway. This is what 
> I did:
> Set default router address on Mac and Win98 to the Debian box's IP, 
> Started up /usr/sbin/routed

Why did you start routed?
> With just that done, it didn't work, Mac couldn't access work's private 
> network. I really don't have any experience with setup of a gateway box, 
> so don't know how to go about this. Do I need to setup routes? Maybe setup 
> a NATing router so packets from private network can find their way to the 
> Mac!?

Did you 

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward


Michael J. Micek,  CyberStrategies, Inc.  sysadmin

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