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Re: PPP Connection Works, Can't Surf...

On Wed, 31 Dec 1997, G. H. wrote:

> Well thanks to Tim, I was able to get my PPP server up an running...
> One final problem, then I'm out of everyone's hair! ;)
> I can logon to the Debian box with WIN95, no problems... Debian assigns 
> the WIN95 an IP address, no problems.
> BUT, the WIN95 machine isn't able to use DNS lookup or ping other 
> computers here in the lab or anywhere.  The only thing it CAN do however 
> is talk to the Debian box.. I can telnet, ftp, http, and everything JUST 
> to the Debian Box which is the PPP server.  
> And to further confuse the subject, Debian is working normally on the 
> network.  It can DNS, ftp, http.. you name it, to anywhere, intra and 
> Internet...
> Any ideas??

You need to configure the networking on the Win95 computer to use the
Debian computer as a gateway.  Also check the netmask on both boxes.


Bob Nielsen                 Internet: nielsen@primenet.com
Tucson, AZ                  AMPRnet:  w6swe@01.w6swe.ampr.org

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