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We have a firewall and all at the office access internet from Windoze by setting a Gateway address parameter on the IP properties, fine.
I setted up Suse 7.1 on my computer and I programmed (ussing YAst, sorry for the lack of knoledge ) the gateway to the same address and the DNS .
so right now, I can do ping to the firewall but I can't use the web.
If I do a dial up, I can surf the web fine, just not with the firewall.
If you can ping the outside world, then your internet connection is working, and you have a problem with DNS
if im having problems like this I try to ping the BBC (220.127.116.11) if you get a ping reply, then try pinging "bbc.co.uk"
you should get a reply, looking like this:
64 bytes from bogons.mh.bbc.co.uk (18.104.22.168): icmp_seq=1 ttl=248 time=46.2 ms
64 bytes from bogons.mh.bbc.co.uk (22.214.171.124): icmp_seq=2 ttl=248 time=43.7 ms
64 bytes from bogons.mh.bbc.co.uk (126.96.36.199): icmp_seq=3 ttl=248 time=40.9 ms
64 bytes from bogons.mh.bbc.co.uk (188.8.131.52): icmp_seq=4 ttl=248 time=48.6 ms
If you dont get a reply from the IP 184.108.40.206 then your gateway is down,
you if dont get a reply from "bbc.co.uk" then you have a problem with your DNS.