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Old 03-24-2004, 01:45 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Router setup on redhat linux 9.0 problem


I am new to linux. I want to setup a router on linux PC with following config:

GW-------SW-------------[eth0 linux box with redhat 9.0 eth1]--------client pc

Eth0: with network

Eth1: with network

Client PC:

I want to route any type of traffic between eth0 and eth1. What do I need to do?

What is the basic config for router setup?

At present I am able to ping from linux box towards both sides but not from client pc to GW.

Here is “route” command output: UG 0 0 0 eth1 * U 0 0 0 eth1 UG 0 0 0 eth0 * U 0 0 0 eth0 * U 0 0 0 eht1 * U 0 0 0 l0
default UG 0 0 0 eth0


I have enabled IP-forwarding using
< echo "1" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward >

And FORWARD_IPV4=yes in sysctl.conf file.

Please let me know where the things going wrong?



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