[K12OSN] Linux boxes can't get to internet

Dan Young dyoung at mesd.k12.or.us
Fri Apr 13 15:14:54 UTC 2007

� wrote:
> Sudev Barar wrote:
>> most likely you need to set ip_forward = 1 in /etc/sysctl.conf (I am
>> on debian system right now and this may be slightly different in
>> RH?Fedora box) You will need to restart networking after editing this.
> Here's the general way to do it with any Linux-based system, be it
> Slackware, Red Hat, *ubuntu, whatever:
>   echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

Eric has a helper initscript to do this installed by default on K12LTSP:

service nat start
chkconfig --levels 345 nat on

Dan Young <dyoung at mesd.k12.or.us>
Multnomah ESD - Technology Services

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