[Novalug] NAT with F10 and 12
waltechmail at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 27 15:01:29 EST 2009
I can't seem to find info on "system-config-firewall" for F10.
Found one paragraph on Net but it said to merely turn masquerading on.
It must be more complicated than that. Certainly reading
the screen window for S-C-F is a bit confusing.
Need some help setting up NAT ( masquerading )
on box#1, F10. selinux is off on F10. Desire to have box #2 F12 eth0
passing stuff thru eth0 on F10 box #1. Box #1 F10 connects to Inet
thru dialup (ppp0).
I can get it to ping box1 to box2 and vice versa.
Except everytime I change the firewall or enable/disable
box1 eth0, my ppp0 looses ability to send box1 packets out.
So I have to redial. I have also mamaged to get ftp server
and web server on F10 to respond to FC12 box#2 FF ( http and ftp ).
Did google search, and went to fedora and gnome
websites and couldn't find more than basic setup using
In the gui, just turning masquerading on doesn't seem to work.
It appears as though I can only select one port at a time,
but I'm not sure what I'd be selecting..
I then look at port forwarding: seems to be empty. I assume I don't
need to do that. I want to do a few basics like http, telnet, ssh, ftp,
etc.. ( is etc a service ??<g> )....
So, I guess I need info ( or confirming info) that what I'm doing is
right, or not. Or a troubleshooting procedure. I'm not overly interested
in decyphering iptables. This should be easy "internet sharing".
As an aside, this F10 box takes a long time to boot:
It slows down considerably in several places: two of which are
daemons cups and anacron during boot. I also see some message about
"dnsdomainname not set". I have the name waltech.tenex.org
statically in there visible by $hostname after boot. So I don't do DHCP.
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