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Old 03-17-2003, 11:47 AM   #1
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Angry Making a router!!!

I need to set up a network,I have a Lan City Modem,a athlon 900mhz 20 gb hdd 128 mb sdram 2 pci network cards and 20 workstations.I hace buyed a class of Ip from my provider.I`ve installed Mandrake 8.2 on the server..and i need internet connection sharing and firewall.the problem is that i`m very confused on what shoul i use..iptables..ipmasq..dunno .I have read many tutorials but i don`t really get it.Pls provide me a tutorial ..or something...

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Old 03-17-2003, 05:38 PM   #2
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just use IPtables, read some docs about it at
Old 03-18-2003, 02:37 PM   #3
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You are looking for IP masquerading using Iptables. Search here for either or both of those terms and you will find a wealth of information and examples.
Old 03-18-2003, 03:01 PM   #4
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Home Depot has the BEST routers, drill presses too!
Old 03-19-2003, 12:35 PM   #5
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i`ve downloaded Jay's Iptables Firewall v 0.9.2 i`ve read the help and the faq .and every thing seemn to be ok? Any oppinions?!
Old 03-19-2003, 12:56 PM   #6
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Home Depot has the BEST routers, drill presses too!
Your kidding! Does Home Depot really sell routers? My friend lives in that place.
Old 03-19-2003, 03:23 PM   #7
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great router!


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