[K12OSN] network config

"Terrell Prudé Jr." microman at cmosnetworks.com
Mon Jun 23 13:39:07 UTC 2008

John Lucas wrote:
> Jeremy Schubert wrote:
>> Thanks TP
>>    1.  Can only my thin client s use eth0 as a default gateway?  What if
>>       I have XP clients?
>>    2. I’ve worked with the iptable config file before.  But sorry, I
>>       don’t understand, what is iptables-fu?
> You can use eth0's IP as the default gateway for anything directly
> connected to it (XP's included).
> By "iptables-fu", I think he meant to make sure your IPTables setup is
> sufficiently defensive to protect the server (as well as clients) from
> the dangers of the Internet.

Yep, that's exactly what I meant.  Just like kung-fu.  It's not uncommon
for geeks to add the "-fu" suffix in a playful way of saying
"wizardry."  Look at The GIMP sometime, and you will see a menu option
for "Script-Fu."  :-)


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