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All the hosts on the 192.168.10.0 network can ping eachother, their gateway (192.168.10.100) and anything on the 192.168.0.0 network (including it's gateway, 192.168.1.244) When I issue the command, "ping google.com" the DNS resolves it properly, but the ping never goes through. I cannot access the internet in any way from 192.168.10.0.
I have enable IP forwarding, and I have set up some rules in IPTABLES, but they confuse me, so I'm sure I'm not doing something right. I'd prefer to have direct access to/from each side of this routing box. Straight passthrough, no filtering, no security, etc, just direct routes in and out.
It seems the network works exactly the same with or without the iptables firewall running, so I've disabled it to further test. Again, this is an internal gateway/router that should simply be providing access to/from the 192.168.10.0 network.
I was able to reproduce what I'm aiming for with a Cisco RVS 4000 Router. I simply setup the two conenctions, and disabled all security... BOOM got what I wanted... How do I do this simple task in iptables? Or even without iptables?
Alright, I'm going to try to take unneeded confusion out of the mix.
-No virtual networking
Now my setup is as follows:
192.168.0.0/22 <----->192.168.1.16 | 192.168.10.100<---->192.168.10.0/24
I have a computer(A) on the 192.168.10.0/24 network. Its gateway is 192.168.10.100, and its IP is 192.168.10.5. It has a static route to 192.168.0.0/22 via 192.168.10.100.
I have a computer(B) on the 192.168.0.0/22 network. Its gateway is 192.168.1.244 and its IP is 192.168.1.242. It has a static route to 192.168.10.0/24 via 192.168.1.16.
I have a routing machine in between (VMHOST). VMHOST is setup with two nics; br0, which is assigned 192.168.1.16, and br1, which is assigned 192.168.10.100.
The default gateway for this machine is 192.168.1.244, and it is directly connected to both 192.168.0.0/22 and 192.168.10.0/24. I can access and ping Google.com successfully.
I have ipv4_forwarding turned on. Firewalls turned off.
From Host A, I can ping its gateway, 192.168.10.100. I can also ping the other side of the routing machine, 192.168.1.16, as well as any other address on the network with a static route to 192.168.10.0/24, including the "true" gateway, 192.168.1.244 (which has a static route in it.) I cannot ping google.com (unknown host.) I am able to ping my DNS servers, and my gateway, but I am unable to go any further. I cannot ping 126.96.36.199 (to test if DNS is an issue, which it is obviously not)
From Host B, I can ping its gateway, 192.168.1.244, as well as anything on the 192.168.10.0 network with a static route to 192.168.0.0/22. Host B is able to access the internet.
Anyone have any idea why the hell I can ping across my whole network, including all gateways, but I can't get out to the dang internet??