[plug] Gateway

Shane Spina shane at digiturbo.com.au
Wed Nov 29 12:38:52 WST 2000

----- Original Message -----
From: Kai <vk6ksj at siwa.com.au>
To: <plug at plug.linux.org.au>
Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 10:50 AM
Subject: Re: [plug] Gateway

> Hi Shane,
> Firstly, why not just use netcfg ?

not familiar with this..

> You can dial in but not see the outside world.....are your DNS settings
> on the Linux client correct?

i set them to the machine which is running bind.. a seperate machine

> Do you have your Linux client machine set with a default gw?
yep .. in the interfaces option file

> Is IP-Masq (I assum that's what you're using?) set to Masq for the right
> IP's?
if it works for windows can i assume that I have set it up right? a windows
box can dial in to the machine and surf the net happily

> /Kai
> > Shane Spina wrote:
> >
> > I am trying to make a PPP server. I can dial a windows box into it and
> > it works fine but i can not dial a Linux box into it.  It is running
> > Debian 2.2 and i have tried using pon and DialModem to connect as well
> > as MiniCom.  i get a connection with minicom but when i execute pppd
> > from the shell prompt it doesn't actually "do" anything ie i cannot
> > get access to the "world", no browsing etc though the windows box
> > works fine.  I have no ideas.  Any Help would be appreciated
> >
> >
> > Best Regards and TIA
> >
> >
> > Shane Spina

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