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Re: (linux)how do allow pings (and stuff)

On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 03:46:14PM -0500, Richard Black wrote:
> Thanks Nate (and for the others who have also relied with a similar fashion),
> but the problem is when I try to ping my machine from a _different_ host.  From
> this different host I can ping other machines, just not my machine (where debian
> is running).
> That is, I can ping _from_ my machine with no problem, I kind ping to it though.
> Other suggestions anyone? Please...
> Richard
> PS  I can ftp to my machine, so it isn't an "obvious" network problem

Do a -
$ cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all
if the answer is "1" then -
# echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all

 From seeing and seeing the seeing has become so exhausted
     First line of "The Panther" - R. M. Rilke

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