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Old 10-19-2003, 09:50 AM   #1
Byte3
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Question Internet connection sharing - How to?


Hi

Im new to linux and i got my hand on suse 8.0 professional.
So i will instal linux for now. how can i set up internet connection sharing on linux.

suse 8.0 prof. is the computer direct connected with the internet, the other computers in network are WinXp systems.
 
Old 10-19-2003, 10:36 AM   #2
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I don't know SuSE very well.

These days, modern distributions include the option of sharing the connection right from the install.

If not, you might wish to read about DHCP server (not really necessary, but I preferred things that way),

(proxy) DNS server unless the DHCP gives the ISP server address to clients. I used MaraDNS.

And a Firewall/packet forwarding package, basically I used shorewall to easily set up IPtables.

You should find some info on those packages quite easily.

ECB
 
Old 10-19-2003, 12:54 PM   #3
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this may help, i used it to the same thing ur asking about not so long ago.

http://en.tldp.org/HOWTO/IP-Masquerade-HOWTO/

-morbeis
 
  


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