Re: Cannot Ping Internet Sites
From: ynotssor ("ynotssor")
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 09:58:08 -0800
"Rahul" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I work on a LAN with Linux and windows98 systems.
> Internet is accesses thru winproxy running on Win2000 server. The ping
> google.com command returns "Unknown Host" from a DOS window and "ping:
> unknown host google.com" from Linux. What additional configurations is
> needed so that I can ping to external Websites (beyound proxy).
> i've enabled IP forwarding on Linux but it does'nt help. I dont know
> what is IP masquerading /port forwarding...what do I need to do ...to
> just have it working ?????
It appears that your DNS isn't working since you can't resolve google.com to
Find out from your ISP what are the IP addresses of their nameservers, and
enter that information into your MICROS~1 PCs and in /etc/resolv.conf in
using the IP addresses they gave you.
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