[nycbug-talk] Re: Natd/Gateway=yes vs 5.3

a nice bug nycbug
Sun Nov 14 10:29:58 EST 2004


Francisco Reyes:
> On Sun, 14 Nov 2004, a nice bug wrote:
> >>Anything changed for nat between 4.10 and 5.3? Any suggestions?
> >
> >It seems on 5 you now must
> >
> >/sbin/sysctl net.inet.ip.forwarding=1
> >
> >that's one change, and if the "other" machines are "behind" this
> >firewall maybe that's it.
> Thanks for the suggestion. Saw that in one of the docs. It also says that
> gateway="yes" in rc.conf should turn it on.
> Problem was lacking a
> network_interfaces="fxp0 ed0 lo0" line.

Hm never would have thought of that!

> I thought that network_interfaces="automatic" I saw in 
> /etc/defaults/rc.conf maybe made obsolete having to specify the 
> interfaces, but it doesn't.

No kidding, this has been automatic for so long...


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