[K12OSN] server not forwarding packets for Windows clients

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Mon Jan 30 19:32:52 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-30 at 13:25, Petre Scheie wrote:
> I've got a k12ltsp server providing DHCP addresses to a bunch of Windows machines.  The 
> intent is to turn the Windows boxes into thin clients with Universal Boot Floppies(tm) 
> or at least dual-boot systems.  The server is a two-nic config, and I installed it this 
> past weekend.  But today, when people are back in the office, the Windows clients are 
> getting addresses from the DHCP on the server, but any requests directed to the internet 
> are not getting any response.  I ran tracrert from a W2K box: it got as far as the 
> server but no further.  It's as if the server isn't forwarding any requests that come in 
> eth1 to eth0.  I turned off iptables, but that made no difference.  It seems something 
> is off in the routing/NAT'ing/masquerading, but what?

Does 'chkconfig --list nat' show that it is on in runlevel 5?
If not, do:
chkconfig nat on
service nat start

But I thought this should be enabled in a default k12ltsp install.

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com

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