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Wed Jun 6 08:31:02 UTC 2007
> On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 10:23:54 -0500,
> "Mikkel L. Ellertson" <mikkel at infinity-ltd.com> wrote:
>> Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>> > On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 14:44:29 +0800,
>> > LC <listfedora at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Thanks. This box is a samba machine. I want to allow local users and
>> >> remote
>> >> users to access it. I have 2 NIC on this box. eth0 is on a public
>> >> IP(220.127.116.11) and eth1 is on the local IP(192.168.1.5). But how do i
>> >> set
>> >> the gateway? Can i specify the public gateway for eth0(18.104.22.168) and
>> >> the
>> >> gateway for eth1 (192.168.1.1) and as for the gateway in
>> >> /etc/sysconfig/network i will remove it. Will this work?
>> > The gateway (default route) should be on the nic that faces the
>> > internet.
>> > It should be whatever is appropiate for the network connection through
>> > your ISP.
>> > There is no gateway associated with your nic facing your internal
>> > network.
>> > Both nics should have an appropiate netmask describing the ip addresses
>> > that have direct links to them.
>> Gateway and default route are NOT the same thing. The default route
> You are correct.
>> uses a gateway, but you can also have a gateway to a specific
>> network. For example, you can have a network 192.168.6.0 that is
> This is very rare though and unlikely to be what he wanted to do.
> Still I should be more precise when giving advice and it is good that
> you corrected me.
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