New server setup.. IP forwarding question for Windows clients

Célio Aureliano Lima Vieira de Mello celio.mello at
Thu Feb 11 08:23:50 GMT 2010


1. after the edition of /etc/sysctl.conf you executed the command: *sysctl
2. verify if blockade rules exist using *iptables,  *

2010/2/10 Harry Sweet <hsweet at>

> I'm almost done setting up my new server.  My lab also occasionally uses
> Windows so I enabled IP forwarding in /etc/sysctl.conf.  The old LTSP server
> works fine as a windows dhcp server, so I copied the dhcp3.conf to the new
> one, which has the same ip addresses on both interfaces as the old.
>  Edubuntu runs fine, but as windows machines, they cannot see past the
> server. They get all the right #'s via my DHCP. and  they work fine on the
> old server.
> I feel that I have forgotten something I did on the old box.  And it was
> not NAT.
> harry
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