Bug 19549 - add configuration variable to /etc/sysconfig/network to get IP forwarding turned on
add configuration variable to /etc/sysconfig/network to get IP forwarding tur...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: etcskel (Show other bugs)
7.0
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-10-22 11:48 EDT by douglas
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:16 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-22 11:48:58 EDT
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Description douglas 2000-10-22 11:48:56 EDT
It'd be nice if instead of having to add something to rc.local to echo 1 >
/proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward you had a variable you could set in
/etc/sysconfig/network to do it.  This should be pretty easily to
implement, and it would be a welcome addition to RedHat 7.1.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-10-22 14:10:10 EDT
look at /etc/sysctl.conf.

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