[Techtalk] routing between networks...

Nils Philippsen nils at wombat.dialup.fht-esslingen.de
Wed Aug 28 21:52:55 EST 2002

On Wed, 2002-08-28 at 21:28, Walt wrote:
> I have two internal networks (10.0.0.* & 10.0.1.*)
> connected to the same redhat linux box. I need
> to be able to route network traffic between them.
> Can someone give me some pointers on where
> to start/what to use? Do I need to setup IPTables
> or is there a more seamless way of integrating
> the networks?

Set net.ipv4.ip_forward to 1 in /etc/sysctl.conf and that should be it:

# Controls IP packet forwarding
net.ipv4.ip_forward = 1

Afterwards, "sysctl -p". You don't need to mess with static routes as
long as all can be found on the default gateway or attached interfaces.

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