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Old 03-23-2006, 05:36 AM   #1
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How to enable IP forwarding?


Hello,
I want to enable IP forwarding in a Linux box with Red Hat ES 3.0. I know that we can do it using IPTABLES, but I have no idea as to how to do it. Can anybody help me with the procedure to add IP forwarding so that if anybody sends a request to the IP, it gets
automatically forwarded to another IP which is on a different network?

Awaiting a fast response.

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Nitesh N
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Old 03-23-2006, 05:57 AM   #2
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/etc/sysctl.conf


# Controls IP packet forwarding
net.ipv4.ip_forward = 1
 
Old 03-23-2006, 06:42 AM   #3
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Hello,
I think you have not understood what I want. Let me explain you. I have one Server with IP <IP1> which is hosting certain applications. Now the thing is that I will be changing the IP of the server to <IP2> and add the IP <IP1> to another server. Now I want people sending requests to <IP1> to be forwarded to
<IP2>. Now <IP1> and <IP2> are on separate networks.

I hope you have understood the scenario.

Can you help me setting up the above?

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Nitesh N
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Old 03-23-2006, 11:51 AM   #4
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