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Re: [K12OSN] iptables guru's



Are you denying all traffic by default?
Ping uses ICMP and not UDP or TCP, might that be an issue?
And why use masq instead of snat?

http://www.netfilter.org/documentation/HOWTO/NAT-HOWTO.html
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/IP-Masquerade-HOWTO/

On Mar 3, 2012, at 12:20 PM, Barry R Cisna wrote:

> Hello All,
> 
> Can anyone give me some pointers on an iptables setup?
> 
> Doing an site-to-site IPsec vpn from Openswan/local site  to racoon/
> remote site.
> The vpn connects ,& I can ping from remote site to my local site. 
> With iptables running on local machine I can NOT ping to remote site.
> If I shut off iptables on local machine I can ping and browse remote
> site fine.
> Only existing iptables rules are MASQ on eth1 out.
> This is a two nic machine.
> 
> local subnet     192.168.0.0/24
> remote subnet    192.168.1.0/24
> local public ip  1.2.3.4
> remote public ip 4.5.6.7
> 
> With iptables running when I ping 192.168.1.1 remote gateway I get a no
> response from local public nic ip address.
> It seems I need yet another forwarding rule
> I did make an static route from local gateway/internal,to remote network
> to make pinging work with firewall off.
> I know this type of thing is very tricky without being in front of the
> machine.
> 
> Thank You,
> Barry
> 
> 
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