Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 81691
using nat en also have to give up parameter ip_forward ?
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:49:43 EDT
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Description of problem:
I have a network
I have succeded at last to brouws over the local network en use my isdn adapter
to go to the internet.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.I save the iptables, but the next time i restart i have to set
ip_forward in /proc/sys/net by hand. I have solved this in sysctl.conf, but i
think it is not logical to make a table and have to set and save parameters
also. Is this to change, so i only have to search on one place when i have a
Actual Results: It works now, at least.
Expected Results: Just do the action on one place.
Don't write to /proc/sys/net manually. /proc is a run-time filesystem. Your
settings are gone next time you switch off the machine or reboot.
/etc/sysctl.conf is the proper way to make permanent changes to the /proc system
at boot-time or run-time.
Read "man sysctl".
Set net.ipv4.ip_forward = 1 in /etc/sysctl.conf.