Re: Modem and NIC Gateway
On 02/05/2009 01:36 AM, Zanga Chimombo wrote:
i've searched for this topic both online and in the archives but the
results all seem to have some slight but crucial difference with my
configuration. e.g. use of firewall
i'm setting up a gateway for use in one of our remote offices. it will
use a GPRS modem to connect to the outside world and eth0 on the
i am connecting to the internet fine using both ppp0 and eth0 interfaces
_separately_! but setting up the box as a gateway is proving difficult.
i have set up gateways before but using two NICs, not a NIC and a modem.
i didn't have to tamper with iptables until later in the configuration.
i am assuming it is going to be the same in this set up. i want to set
up routing first.
my ISP is using DHCP and ppp0 gets assigned 172.21.5.136, say and uses
i am able to ping 172.21.5.136 but not 172.21.0.1. what do route do i
need to add?
What does your current route table look like? Also, what does your
/etc/network/interfaces look like? (Strip out blanks and comments
to minimize the noise, please.)
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
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