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Old 08-12-2002, 01:02 AM   #1
Fusion07
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Question Linux Gateway


Hello,

I want to setup a linux gateway to the Internet so that i can share a dialup connection between 3 windows machines (2X windows 2000, 1X win98 atm). I'm doing this for a major project in the course i'm doing and i hve a few questions b4 i get started.

1. Am i going to be able to use a 486 computer as the gateway, will it offer faster enough performance for 56k dialup???

2. How hard will it be to setup the gateway??

3. Are there any good websites with steps on how to setup a gateway?

4. Are there any problems I may encounter that i should be aware of??

Any help would be grateful
Thanks
 
Old 08-12-2002, 01:35 AM   #2
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Hi

Setting UP a gateway is always an interesting work and it's a piece of
cake.you can make use of 486 as your gateway!!.for more light
u can see
Intranet-Server-HOWTO

Happy Hacking
--Manikandan.P
 
Old 08-12-2002, 03:44 AM   #3
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Re: Gateway

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Intranet-Server-HOWTO

I tried searching for this on the forum but got nothing.......not sure where i should look could you provide more info.

cheers

Well if can use the 486 effectively that solves a lot of my problems which is great

Atm moment Iím just gathering as much info on what I need etc. before I get started
 
Old 08-12-2002, 01:39 PM   #4
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just search tldp.org for the howto or just google. there are no howto's on this forum
 
  


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