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Re: Roach Motel For Packets...

On Sat, Sep 29, 2001 at 10:46:37AM -0400, Peter Billson wrote:
> But if I try to ping eth1, or any of the IPs serviced by eth1, from a
> remote machine the packets come into the router and disappear. They
> do not get DENYed, ACCEPTed or FORWARDed by IPChains on any
> interface. The rules relating to eth0 and eth1 are identical.

as is required by RFC, routing is disabled by default. to enable

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

use /etc/sysctl.conf to have it enabled automatically at boot.


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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