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Old 05-06-2007, 07:57 AM   #1
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quick and easy way to get internet connection sharing

A new la entry has been added:

quick and easy way to get internet connection sharing

This was only tested with Slackware, but should work on almost every other distribution and even for Windows.

Assume this is your setup:
A --> B --> Internet

You want to connect A to the internet, B is already connected.

Run this Code:
if [ -f /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward ]; then echo "Activating IPv4 packet forwarding." echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward fi iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth1 -j MASQUERADE

on B as root and this
route add default gw $(ipadresse of B)

on A.

Done. Isn't it great?
Old 12-05-2009, 10:49 PM   #2
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Very nice easy and shortcut

why dont you provide the example

by placing the values of A, B and ipaddress

that will be more helpfull to understand


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