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Re: Can Linux Box act as gateway for IPX/Novell traffic ?

On Tue, 25 Aug 1998, Cormac McGuinness wrote:

> Hi,
> However, the PCs in question need to acess Novell servers on the 
> campus network.
> My question, then, is whether IPX or Novell network traffic will be 
> able to flow through the internal firewall ?

yes! take a look at ipxripd package. 
I have this working here. 

This is from dpkg -s ipxripd:

Package: ipxripd
Status: install ok installed
Priority: extra
Section: net
Installed-Size: 58
Maintainer: Eloy A. Paris <peloy@debian.org>
Version: 0.7-4
Depends: libc6
 /etc/ipx_ticks d7f3c349e8df2a979a566a9f7bf237dc
Description: IPX RIP/SAP daemon
 ipxripd is a RIP/SAP daemon program for Linux.
 It makes your Linux computer act as an IPX router.

May you'll need to enable some features in the kernel. Don't remember :-(

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