FC9 Linux gateways, VPN working, IP forwarding isn't
gary.stainburn at ringways.co.uk
Fri Jan 23 17:55:14 UTC 2009
I've given up on openswan because it won't work though my ADSL router.
I've now got a very simple ppp-over-ssh VPN working using the following script
/usr/sbin/pppd updetach noauth passive \
pty "ssh $HOST -P -o Batchmode=yes /usr/sbin/pppd nodetach notty noauth" \
I'm using 220.127.116.11 and .2 for the VPN
My local LAN is 10.6.0.0/16 and the remote is 10.1.0.0/16
The VPN works, and from each end I can ssh to the remote end using either it's
192. or 10. IP address.
On each gateway, and on the test hosts on each LAN I have set up the
appropriate routes. On each gateway I have enabled IP Forwarding by running
sysctl -w net.ipv4.ip_forward=1
and made it permenant by editing /etc/sysctl.conf. I even rebooted to make
However, I cannot get anything to work except gateway to gateway. Anything
behind the gateways cannot get past their local gateway.
Anyone know what I've missed?
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