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Re: [vox-tech] firewall (ipchains)

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] firewall (ipchains)
  • From: Jan Wynholds <MAPSjcwynholds@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 15:56:17 -0700
  • References: Pine.GSO.4.33.0104251440450.26894-100000@logan.ucdavis.edu

Hey Gabe:

I know for iptables you have to echo 1 to the special file


With all my ipchains/iptables scripts, at the very top I have:

IPC = /usr/local/sbin/ipchains

echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward



I am talking about redhatland here, but the same might apply to debian.  Dunno
tho.  I know that in redhatland, you _must_ echo that 1 to that file, otherwise
it doesn't matter what kind of rules you set up, because forwarding is not
'going on'.



> my internal nic is eth0, and the external one is eth1.
> With these rules, no packets go in or out?
> What am I missing?
> thanks
> -Gabe

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