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Re: 7.3 Upgrade, routing problem



Thanks Edward... that was indeed my error.

regards
/j-p.


On Thu, 26 Sep 2002, Edward Marczak wrote:

> On 9/26/02 10:06 AM, "john-paul delaney" <jp justatest com> tapped the keys:
> 
> > Hello List...
> > 
> > I've just upgraded a home server from 7.0 to 7.3.  It's dual-homed, one side
> > connecting to the inside LAN (10.11.11.1/24), the other side (192.168.1.2/24)
> > connecting to an ADSL router on ethernet (internal address 192.168.1.1, and
> > external public static ip).  All working fine before the upgrade.
> 
> I think most people in 7.0 accomplished this with a line in rc.local
> (something like, 'echo 1 > /proc/net/ip/forward.....or something)
> 
> > The 7.3 server can ping both its cards, the external public address, and the
> > next LAN pc (10.11.11.2) - all ok so far.
> > 
> > A problem occurs when I try to ping anything on the 'other' side of the 7.3
> > server from that inside pc:
> > 
> >  The pc receives a reply from both the cards of the 7.3. server but
> >  only "request timed out" when pinging either interfaces of the router.
> 
> Sounds like you need to turn on ip forwarding.  In /etc/sysctl.conf, add or
> change the line:
> 
> net.ipv4.ip_forward = 1
> 
> That'll keep it across reboots.  Enjoy.
> 





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