Re: IP Forwarding

From: Paul Howarth (paul_at_city-fan.org)
Date: 10/11/04

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    Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2004 09:54:48 +0100
    To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list@redhat.com>
    
    

    Juan L. Pastor wrote:
    > My network setup is a Fedora Core 2 (192.168.1.2) and a Windows 2000
    > (192.168.1.3) boxes connected to two ports in an ADSL router
    > (192.168.1.1). I guess I don't need IP forwarding on my linux machine. I
    > know that with the command "echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward" I
    > can turn it off.
    >
    > What is the right place to add this command to keep it on reboot?
    > rc.local?
    >
    > Can it be turned off through any configuration tool?

    Just add a line

    net.ipv4.ip_forward = 0

    to /etc/sysctl.conf if it's not already there (which it usually is by default).

    Paul.

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