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Re: Two LANs via redHat8.0 box



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On Wed, 02 Apr 2003 17:23:46 -0600, Arthur Chong wrote:

> At 03:28 PM 4/2/2003 -0700, you wrote:
> >On Wed, 2003-04-02 at 14:58, Arthur Chong wrote:
> > > Thanks everyone for putting up with me...
> > >
> > > We have solved this problem - the key was to
> > > add the FORWARD_IPV4 command in the
> > > /etc/sysconfig/network file.
> > >
> > > We tried the rc.local and that did not work.
> > >
> >
> >That is the old deprecated way to do it.  I would recommend that you
> >instead modify the /etc/sysctl.conf file.
> >
> >Change the line:
> >
> >net.ipv4.ip_forward = 0
> >
> >to
> >
> >net.ipv4.ip_forward = 1
> >
> >Dax Kelson
> >Guru Labs
> 
> 
> Thanks a lot.  That helps us get with the latest.
> 
> BTW:  Where do you read up on what the deprecated
> config files are, etc.?
> 
> 
> -Arthur
> 

rc.local is certainly not deprecated. It just conflicts with
sysctl.conf since you would have two places where you write
to /proc. So, when sysctl.conf is the official way to configure
/proc, you should use it.

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