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Re: [SLUG] Firewall dropping packets
- To: "Marshall, Joshua" <marshallj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, SLUG <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Firewall dropping packets
- From: Doug Stalker <dougs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Oct 24 17:30:49 2000
"Marshall, Joshua" wrote:
> I'm having weird happenings on my firewall.
> The problem I'm having is forwarding data between the 10.0.5.6 eth1 to
> the 10.10.10.x eth0. Packets are working fine for the rest of the
> The ipchains rules (in, out, forward) accept the 10.x.x.x subnet on both
> eth0 and eth1. These shouldn't be affecting it as half of the packets
> get out. At least, the in and out are working fine - the forward one
> isn't anything spectacular (accept 10.x.x.x on device eth0 or eth1)
> Is there anything I've overlooked? This one is getting me beat.
Is it possible it's something really simple like not having IP
forwarding enabled on the firewall?
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
Network Operations Engineer - Big Pond Advance Satellite
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