[K12OSN] Window Clients can't get past the Linux Server
thewhitmers at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 13:50:13 UTC 2007
On 9/12/07, jones yeates <jones_yeates at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I have a K12LTSP server up and running off of Fedora Core 5. We are using
> floppy disk to boot onto the Linux server, and it is working well. We
> Internet connection as long as the clients boot in Linux.
> When we take the floppy out, the clients boot up in Windows. However, the
> clients can't get access out of the LAN. The server (acting like a
> isn't letting the clients through.
> I've tried changing the /etc/sysctl.conf file's line for ip forwarding:
> net.ipv4.ip_forward = 1
> Then I typed: /etc/init.d/net.eth0
> Everything started up fine. Still no luck.
> I also have nat running and it seems to be working fine as well (as far as
> can tell).
> There is a firewall, and I'd like to keep it on. I noticed that someone
> else had the same problem and resolved it by turning the firewall off
> (https://www.redhat.com/archives/k12osn/2007-April/msg00012.html), which
> something I'd rather not do. The trusted services are HTTP, HTTPS, FTP,
> I also saw something about
> chkconfig --level 345 transparent-proxing on
> at: https://www.redhat.com/archives/k12osn/2007-August/msg00172.html
> I would try it out but I am not sure how to reset the settings back to
> I originally had, just in case I mess something up or it doesn't work or
> understand the chkconfig --list | grep prox output.
> Is there a way to fix this? As you can tell, I'm new to Linux.
Try the following at a command prompt (as root):
service nat start
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