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Old 08-01-2003, 12:18 AM   #1
creznedmick
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internet sharing rehat 7.3 & win98


Goodàye
I am trying to get my redhat box to allow internet sharing with a win 98 machine. My connection is via satellite and that works fine from the linux box. The machines can ping each other both by IP address and name. Samba is up and working as is webmin.
Linux box 192.168.1.2
 
Old 08-01-2003, 02:17 AM   #2
winsahu
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Try the following:

1. Ensure that ipchains package not installed :
$rpm -e ipchains

2. Ensure that iptables installed :
$rpm -q iptables

3. Load iptables modules:

modprobe ip_tables
modprobe iptable_filter
modprobe iptable_mangle
modprobe iptable_nat
modprobe ip_conntrack
modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp
modprobe ipt_state
modprobe ipt_limit
modprobe ipt_LOG
modprobe ipt_TCPMSS
modprobe ipt_TOS

4. Create the following scripts (rc.iptables-minimum) and run:

#!/bin/bash
LAN_NET="172.18.88.0"
EXT_IP="222.99.88.254"
#
iptables -A FORWARD -m state --state RELATED,ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT
iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s ${LAN_NET} -d ! ${LAN_NET} -j SNAT --to-source ${EXT_IP}
 
Old 08-01-2003, 07:39 AM   #3
ianl
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Internet sharing with Redhat 7.3

I found one the best sites for information is The Linux Documentation Project, the How-To section contains lots of info. I used the Home Networking Mini How-To to configure my server.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 08-01-2003, 07:47 AM   #4
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Talking Easy way out

The easy way out in this case ( you dont mention a firewall btw )
is to use an application called Firestarter.
http://firestarter.sourceforge.net

It will set up ip masquerading and configure an excellent
firewall in a few clicks.It's simple and efficient.

Check it out.


Ric
 
Old 08-01-2003, 10:04 AM   #5
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Thanks for the replies I fouud an input to iiptables that got me out of trouble in a previous post, but am checking ouy Fitrestarter
Michael
 
Old 08-03-2003, 09:13 PM   #6
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internet connection sharing windows from a linux box.

I had the same problem doing the same thing as you. I solved it by installing internet connection sharing on the windows machine and creating the client floppy disk. I then uninstalled internet connection sharing and ran the floppy then windows was able to see the internet connection on the redhat box and all has worked fine since. That was the easy way out for me. Take care, Ed
 
  


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