[K12OSN] server not forwarding packets for Windows clients

Doug Simpson veewee77 at alltel.net
Tue Jan 31 11:44:22 UTC 2006

service nat start

if that works. . .

chkconfig nat on

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?
> Petre
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