[Gllug] Masquerading problem.

Robert McKay robert at mckay.com
Fri Apr 19 14:32:07 UTC 2002

On Fri, 19 Apr 2002, Mwana-Tambwe, Maurice wrote:

> Hi,
> I use Linux Caldera and I'm trying to setup masquerading so that my internet
> connection can be shared with Windows machines. So far I trying with only
> one Win98 machine and it doesn't work.
> Test on the Linux machine has shown that the configuration is fine but the
> problem is with the Win98 configuration. I'm using a static IP address on
> both Linux sever and Win98. Is that right? I put the IP address of the Linux
> server as gateway in Win98. The firewall in my Linux sever says that my
> network is being masqueraded.
> Can you, please, help me find out why my Win98 can't ping any machine on the
> internet?
> Thanks,
> Maurice

Did you turn on ip forwarding?

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


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