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Old 10-02-2003, 05:13 PM   #1
digihall7
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windows clients unable to Browse


good day again

my windows (XP, 2000, 98, Me) clients unable to browse thru linux box. whereas the linux box which is the gateway can browse easily.

could the problem be ip masq or squid proxy!

pls reply ASAP

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Old 10-04-2003, 06:01 AM   #2
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Check net masks first to ensure they are all the same on every machine. Better still, set up DHCP somewhere and let PCs and workstations use that, leaving only static IP on gateway and dhcp server (which could be same machine.)

If you are using static IP address you must also set the default gateway address. If using DHCP, this info is dragged down from the DHCP server when the address is requested (and this is one of the reasons that even on a small network, DHCP starts to make sense quite quickly.)

HIH
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Old 10-04-2003, 06:34 AM   #3
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When you say 'browse' do you mean browse the web or browse for other machines using say Network Neighbourhood? If its browsing the local network for other machines then AshkeyK's comments are a good place to start, then check that you can ping the other boxes, then move onto your Samba config.

However if its that you can't browse the internet then you'll need to tell us a little more about how you have things configured. You mentioned both NAT and Squid - do you currently have a Squid proxy in place on your gateway machine? Are your other PCs set to use the proxy? If you are using NAT (IP Masquerading) to forward your other machines out onto the web then what IPTables rules are you using? How is your gateway machine connected out to the web?

Sorry to ask so many questions but we'll need to narrow down the problem before we can help!

cheers

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Old 10-06-2003, 05:54 AM   #4
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thanks jamie

I am using NAT not squid
iptable rules---

iptables --table nat --append POSTROUTING --out - interface eth0 -j MASQUERADE

iptables --append FORWARD --in - interface eth1 -j ACCEPT

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

my gateway settings are:
eth0 - ipaddr= ISP assigned
gateway $ dns name server = ISP assigned

eth1 - - 198.16.0.1
 
  


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