Re: Simple networking question

From: CJT (
Date: 11/10/05

Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 18:45:18 GMT wrote:

> First of all, let me apologize in advance if this is an incredibly
> stupid question. My background is primarily in databases not
> networking. I have two linux boxes running Red Hat AS 4. Both have
> two interfaces and both have public IPs on eth0. What I want to do is
> create a private network between the two so I can quickly transfer
> files, setup NFS mounts, etc. I have enabled eth1 on both machines and
> given them the private ips of and .102. I have a
> crossover cable between the two but cannot reach one from the other.
> My guess is this is a simple thing to do and I'm just being incredibly
> ignorant. Can anyone tell me how to setup this config?
> Thanks,
> John
Did you set up a route between the two?

man route

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