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Re: Network Problems

Am Sa, den 16.04.2005 schrieb edukes alltel net um 14:59:

> Server is now connecting to internet and all internet services are working as far as I can tell.
> Local machines on the internal network cannot connect.  Strange thing is they can ping internal and
> external IP addresses.  Samba services are working.

Indicates the LAN clients don't have valid DNS settings. Check and
correct them. Either a local DNS or your ISP's DNS server IPs are

> Network Configuration tool reports status of the nics 'OK'.
> It has been a few years since I setup this network and have not needed to make any changes.  I am on
> DSL.  eth0 is not active at boot, eth1 is active at boot.  Is this correct?
> Network Configuration tool shows eth0 'Inactive'.  Shouldn't it be active after DSL and ppp0 start?

The ethernet device for the DSL ppp connection is just a "dummy" and
needs no IP address. So its probably correct that it is shown as
inactive. Run /sbin/ifconfig to see it's data.


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