[UFO Chicago] NAT in 2.6
dhorton at speakeasy.net
Tue Mar 1 19:52:41 CST 2005
Ian Bicking wrote:
> Hi UFOers. Long time no see. But I fear I come to you with ulterior
> In some upgrade on my Debian Unstable box my 2.4 kernel broke with
> respect to my sound card, upsetting my otherwise happy world. After
> trying all sorts of things, I eventually got a 2.6 stock Debian kernel
> to work with the sound card. But then my NAT stopped working. I think
> that's all changed for 2.6, so maybe I just need to revisit it entirely.
> So I come to you!
> Right now I have a script in /etc/init.d/ipmasq, that just runs
> /usr/sbin/ipmasq, and I think by some magic I configured it at one time,
> though the stuff in /etc/ipmasq certainly isn't my doing. I don't want
> to do anything fancy, just simple NAT, not passing through any incoming
> connections, very simple. What's the best way to go about this? There
> seems to be a couple packages in Debian, and maybe more if I knew what
> the proper term was these days (like: did ipchains obsolete iptables, or
> the other way around?)
> So what you recommend?
The latest and greatest is iptables. I have not used the NAT feature,
but there is a NAT HOWTO on the netfilter site.
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