[K12OSN] will this setup work?

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Fri Aug 31 17:40:34 UTC 2007

willhatch at fayhoneyknoppschool.org wrote:
> Howdy all,
> I swear that at one point I had my network working with the cable modem 
> connected directly to my k12ltsp server (eth1), then to my 25 port 
> switch; thin clients boot and internet worked, and Windows machines 
> plugged into the switch had internet too. 
> I have this set up with k12ltsp 6.0, and the thin clients boot/have 
> internet, but the Machines cannot find the internet.  I went with a 
> pretty basic install of the k12 software.  What could be my problem?  Do 
> I have to have a router in there somewhere?

On a 2-nic machine, the iptables setup to act as a nat gateway should be 
in the nat init script included in k12ltsp.

service nat start
chkconfig nat on (to restart automatically at bootup)

> If I install a wireless router between the cable modem and the k12 
> server, will my teachers be able to get wireless to their laptops? 

Yes, but on the 'outside' interface, many of the k12ltsp services will 
be blocked.  Freenx/NX should work with the 'use ssl for everything' option.

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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