--- Hans du Plooy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 07 October 2004 23:03, Lord-Storm wrote:
> > I belive you want it to act as a router?
> Yes, basically. The routing isn't so much the problem, but making the
> box in
> the middle look like the "other" box to either windows boxes is what I'm
> stuck at. My iptables and routing skills aren't very good though.
First off don't "BE" a router, that's imposible. Instead turn on bridging
or proxy_arp and have a good laught. After that you can use iptables,
squid, dnsmasq, ect however you like.
> > or use squid?
> It's not for web traffic. It's software running on the two windows
> that has to communicate through each other but not directly. (the what
> exactly and why I don't know unfortunately)
> Can squid forward any type of connection on any port transparently?
No, but there are programs who can. Ssh is good for this, as is two
netcats hooked together.
> Kind regards
> Hans du Plooy
> Newington Consulting Services
> hansdp at newingtoncs dot co dot za
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