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RE: Internet Connection Sharing with Linux



ACK, the last email I sent was for ipfwadfm, disregard that one too.  Talk
about a bad track record today.

-----Original Message-----
From: Tommy McNeely [mailto:Tommy McNeely Sun COM]
Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2003 1:10 PM
To: psyche-list redhat com
Subject: RE: Internet Connection Sharing with Linux



BAD NEWS!! DO NOT USE THIS SITE!

This was written for linux 2.2 using ipchains.. I suggest you do not use
this site .. at least not explicitly.. I am still searching for a decent
site that explains this using a recent version of linux.

Tommy




On Tue, 2003-02-18 at 11:03, Carter, Shaun G wrote:
> Has anyone pointed you here?
> 
> http://www.justlinux.com/nhf/Networks/Easy_Internet_Sharing.html
> 
> Shaun
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Nall [mailto:jnall01 alltel net]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2003 12:53 PM
> To: RH8.0 List
> Subject: Internet Connection Sharing with Linux
> 
> 
> There is something I can't seem to grasp, and so far I have not found the 
> answer.  I'm trying to ween myself away from Windows and migrate to Linux 
> (for several reasons) but gosh it sure is not easy to do even when one is 
> determined.  How in the world do you accomplish ICS???
> 
> With Windows XP I just set up one machine as the one with access to  the 
> Internet (through a dial-in modem) using the Network Configuration 
> Wizard.  The other two machines (on a 3-machine home LAN) then are set up 
> as having their access through  the network.  Easy to do, works like a 
> charm.  (I am NOT praising Windows, merely observing that it is easy to do

> this).
> 
> It is not easy with Linux.   With assistance from people here, pointing me

> to HOWTO's and tutorials, I think that I have managed to get the dial-up 
> machine working OK, but setting up the other two machines to access the 
> Internet through the network seems to be a black hole.  Using the Network 
> Configuration tool (from Gnome) on them merely seems to duplicate what I 
> already did when setting up the Ethernet connection.   Do they have to
know 
> an IP address for a name server??  This takes place at my ISP, so I don't 
> have any way of knowing the IP address for it.
> 
> As I said, I'm doggedly trying to do this switch over, but it sure is not 
> easy.  Sometimes I think that Linux afficionados just take a peverse pride

> in things being difficult.  That way, just everyone and his or her brother

> can't do it.  :-)   (If I am honest with myself, I will probably be the 
> same way once I get it down.  IF I live long enough).
> 
> John
> 
> 
> 
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