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Re: [K12OSN] K12LTSP server won't give non-terminals web access



try pinging something on the internet via its ip address.  Then try
pinging with a dns hostname.  If the ip works but the name does not
then your dns settings on the workstations are the problem.

On 12/1/06, Jack Palmadesso <jack palmadesso gmail com> wrote:
Check DNS settings on the Workstations

On 11/29/06, Eric Harrison <eharrison mail mesd k12 or us> wrote:
> David D. Nelson wrote:
> > I was trying to troubleshoot a problem of a dropped
> > internet connection from my K12LTSP server so I
> > temporarally turned off the firewall using the
> > security GUI applet. When I re-enabled the firewall I
> > lost the ability for workstations (not terminals) to
> > connect to the internet. When I turn on squid and
> > redirect the workstations to use the proxy they are
> > always denied access. I decided to rebuild the server
> > with K12LTSP 6b7 and I find that workstations still
> > don't have access to the internet. The server is the
> > gateway and dhcp for the network.
>
> All of the IPTables manipulation specific to K12LTSP is setup as
> services. There is nat (Network Address Translation), iptables-k12ltsp
> (permit all traffic on eth0, where the terminals are), and
> transparent-proxying (redirect web traffic to squid/squidGuard).
>
> If you have the default setup (terminals on eth0, network/internet
> access on eth1), you can just make sure that these services are enabled
> and started. Such as:
>
>         /sbin/chkconfig nat on
>         /sbin/service nat restart
>
>         /sbin/chkconfig iptables-k12ltsp on
>         /sbin/service iptables-k12ltsp restart
>
>         /sbin/chkconfig transparent-proxying on
>         /sbin/service transparent-proxying restart
>
> > What do I need to change and where do I look to change
> > it. Also, I need some direction on where I can find a
> > relatively simple guide to firewall settings and how
> > to securely set up a mail server and web server on my
> > K12LTSP box unless it would be best to dedicate
> > another computer to the job. No more than 10
> > terminals/workstations are on this network.
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
> >
>
> The simplest is to use the built-in tool:
>
>         System -> Administration -> Security Level and Firewall
>
> If you reload the firewall, be sure to restart nat, iptables-k12ltsp,
> and/or transparent-proxying.
>
>
> -Eric
>
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