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Re: network options

Am Wed, 02 Jun 2004 19:09:22 -0400  schrieb Tom Allison <tallison@tacocat.net> :

> Can someone explain how this is used for the iptables configurations and 
> for setting /proc/sys/net/ipv4/... options?
> I am also interesting in knowing if I can replace:
> echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts

This has nothing to do with iptables/netfilter. These options are kernel options
and will be set by /etc/init.d/networking.
You can edit this script to set your desired options, but for myself I used sysctl to
do this. You simply need to uncomment the line in /etc/sysctl.conf.

Best regards

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