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[SLUG] IP masq timeouts question
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- Subject: [SLUG] IP masq timeouts question
- From: Alex JuniorBurger <bian_les@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Oct 25 10:16:57 2000
I have a bunch of machines connected to the net
behind my Linux gateway (with optus cable) that all
get fine speeds. The gateway itself however, is
extremely sluggish eg. firing off a http request for a
US site might result in 10Kb/s, then suddenly die off.
Pages will arrive in a few minutes if they are under
Someone mentioned a while back that this could be due
to IP masq timeout values. The closest thing I found
in the IP masq HOWTO was:
# 10 sec timeout for traffic after the TCP/IP "FIN"
packet is received
/ipchains -M -S 7200 10 60
I'm not sure if this really relates to the problem I
am having (I am not having TCP sessions timeout
This is a big inconvenience for me, so any help at
all would be appreciated.
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