LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-02-2001, 07:28 AM   #1
Leilani
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2001
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Distribution: Mandrake 8.0
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
Smile ethernet config with Mandrake Single Network Firewall


Hi!
i am quite the newbie, even though i have read the How to and
the manual (the manual is barebone on the network/internet portion) i still have a question to offer:

can someone offer a little advice on mandrake's single network
firewall?

i am lucky to live in hawaii, where ethernet is the norm, and so
i am behind a linksys router/switch (4 port) in order to share
internet access to a roomate. the linksys has DHCP server
enabled and both mandrake 8.0 and w2000 can access the
internet yet i am stumped by mandrake snf

so really i guess i am trying to put SNF inbetween 2 LANs-one somewhat secure and the wild internet on the other

the thing is dhcp doesnt seem to work and neither just picking
from the apparantly safe range of 192.168.1.2 to .254
because the LAN network from the router is 192.168.1.1

at the proxy screen i have tried saying ok to nothing in the fields
to also having tried hitting cancel

at one point, i could access the local LAN from w2000 to the
http screen on the linux box, but have since lost that since
trying another combo and not writing down exactly
what i had---rats! now no lan access

i have installed this distro now close to 20 times with no
success and the web is coming up short of info this time

any ideas?
 
Old 11-06-2001, 07:37 PM   #2
walt808
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2001
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Lightbulb SNF

Did you make sure to add your client machines (ip addresses/range) to the ACL?

I have SNF providing DHCP to half my machines & running statically assigned addresses on the other half.

As soon as you start enabling the filtering features, you have to make sure that the IPs for your client/workstation machines are entered as allowed to access the 'Net.

Sorry, I guess this post might be moot at this point...I would probably have given up & tried another product by now.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
new network adapter under mandrake single network firewall nerip Linux - Networking 3 08-03-2002 03:13 PM
Mandrake Single Network Firewall 7.2 Mithrilhall Linux - Newbie 3 06-09-2002 03:47 PM
help! mandrake single network firewall 7.2 jude Linux - Security 1 04-29-2002 07:32 AM
Mandrake Single Network Firewall newbie Leilani Linux - Networking 2 11-01-2001 08:56 AM
Mandrake Single Network Firewall softlyjohn Linux - Security 3 06-21-2001 05:49 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:46 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration