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- Static IP (219.93.225.x)
- connects to a switch that gives me DSL connection
- Internal IP (192.168.100.x)
- connects to a switch to my LAN
What i'm trying to achieve:
1. Let my LAN users access the server internally
2. Use the server to host my website
I would like to map watever request from NIC2 to NIC1 so that watever request is processed transparently to the users.
Since this is gona expose my LAN, i figured that i should have a firewall for security.
Is there any software on RH7.3 that allows me to do this? If yes, how?
Thanks in advance
Distribution: Red Hat 9.0/ Debian/ Solaris 9 (just trying out)
I think if you search the web, there is a HOWTO on masquerading. That is what you are looking for- a firewall that masquerades. I found one that has some configurable options in it, but there is no gui interface. Just a text file. I am also running 7.3, and my server hosts a website, as well as ssh logins from the internet. The internal network has free-flow.
PS I found that when using such a firewall, you do NOT start ipchains in the normal startup process.
i've managed to reconfigure my route to the original one (refer post #6 for my earlier route -n)....
but my external IP is still not working
i think i must've screwed up something in the midst of configuring iptables
any ideas? or where should i look to rectify this?