Using Fedora as firewall.

david_pettersson at david_pettersson at
Sun Apr 18 18:03:04 UTC 2004

Eric Diamond wrote:


>This sounds like you specified a default gateway on the eth1 interface.
>Since it is a gateway, it shouldn't have one. The default gateway
>setting is used to create default routes when the interface is brought
>up. If you configure a gateway address on a gateway interface then
>packets passed to it destined for other networks will not be routed
>through it but rather passed on to it's gateway. 

Thanks, that was the problem. I think I've just demonstrated how problematic it is to do something without the proper background knowledge. :-)

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