Help setting up a home network with FreeBSD
rod.person at verizon.net
Sat Mar 29 20:53:16 PST 2003
On Sat, 29 Mar 2003 20:53:30 +0000
Andrew Boothman <andrew at cream.org> wrote:
>So can the server talk to the Internet perfectly fine? Can the other >machines talk to the server?
No the other machines can not talk to the server. I even tried to ping the server by server name but nothing.
> Do you need to use NAT to connect the other machines or do Verizon give you
> multiple IPs. If you need NAT, you should simply be able to set
> natd_interface="<name of external interface"
> natd_flags="-dynamic -deny_incoming"
Yes I was trying to use NAT. My natd_flags are different from yours. I try these.
> Then if your server is set us the default router for your other machines,
> everything should just work! You'll need to set-up the IPs of the other
> machines by hand and you'll also need to give the machines the IP of
> Verizon's DNS server. But you can begin to check that everything works by
> pinging around with IP addresses only.
This may be my problem here. I was trying to get DHCP to work. Not that I really wanted it but thought that I did. So if I hard code the addresses I may have better luck. I will give this a try
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