howto isolate 2 nics?
gene.heskett at verizon.net
Fri Sep 22 16:33:58 UTC 2006
On Friday 22 September 2006 08:00, Tod Merley wrote:
>On 9/22/06, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
>> We have a machine that has two nics in it, one with an outside, world
>> visible internet address, and one with an address in the 192.168.xx.xx
It is a server of sorts, and hosts at least 2 web sites in addition to
local business related traffic.
>> What we seem to be missing is a way to have requests for service
>> generate the reply on the same nic it came in on, as its currently
>> settup with just one gateway address, the replies are all going back
>> out on the local address.
>> We effectively need each nic to operate in its own domain, but with the
>> machine servers visible to both nics?
>> Can this be done? URL's to tutorials?
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Cheers, Gene
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>Hi Gene Heskett!
>Sounds like the machine is a server? Web, mail, that sort of thing?
>As well, it is the supplier of internet to a local LAN (subnet
>You probably want Network Address Translation (NAT). But yes, a basic
>understanding of Networking is beyond a single e-mail typed by me at
># The first two under "4.4.1. General" are probably a good place to
>start, you should also see "Masquerading-Simple-HOWTO" (uses NAT).
># Shows most of the networking commands
># On the page do a search for "The Linux Network Administrator's
>Guide" - 505 pages in the PDF version - very comprehensive.
>Two topics stick in my mind as I think about what you are trying to
>do. One is security - you will need to understand how to manage a
>firewall. The second is a possible need to set up a Dynamic Host
>Control Protocol server for those on the local subnet.
Thank you very much, with this info I expect we shall overcome.
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
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