[K12OSN] Linux boxes can't get to internet

Rob Owens rowens at ptd.net
Fri Apr 13 21:11:57 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 08:06:47PM +0530, Sudev Barar wrote:
> On 13/04/07, rowens at ptd.net <rowens at ptd.net> wrote:
> >I switched DHCP services from my Active Directory domain controller to my 
> >box (still using Windows DNS).  Now my standalone Linux boxes can't access 
> >the
> >internet or Windows network shares.  All the Windows boxes work fine, and 
> >the
> >thin clients work fine.  Any ideas what I screwed up?
> >
> 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.

Boy am I dumb.  I had the gateway set to the wrong machine in
dhcpd.conf.  The strange thing is that the windows machines did not seem
to be affected by this.  They still had access to the internet.  Anyway,
it's fixed now.  Thanks for the advice.


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