Re: diald vs ipmasquerade
> At 09:38 AM 11/22/97 +0000, Chuma Agbodike wrote:
> >Do diald and ipmasquerading serve the same purpose ?
> >Or do I have to use both ? I have a 3 node ethernet lan.
> >The all had windows on them. Now I installed Linux 2.0.29 (debian 1.3)
> >on the unit that has the modem on it. And would like the other units
> >to access the internet via the modem on LINUX unit.
> >So I have diald running on the linux. The windows node have the
> >linux unit as their gateway. But if I ping an IP diald doesn't dial.
You cannot ping an IP. You have to ping an address that must be looked up
Otherwise diald assumes that the ip in on your local net and no dial is
I have basically the same setup as you do, so give me a ring if you need help.
> >What next ?
> As you suspect you need to recompile the kernel with ip masquerading. You
> will also want to add ipfwadm rules.
> Good luck
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