[rescue] Solaris as a gateway router

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sat Sep 6 01:08:27 CDT 2003

On Saturday, September 6, 2003, at 02:02 AM, Paul Hortiatis wrote:
> I have a cpci based sun box, CP1500-360, with 128mb ram and a pair of 
> 4 port
> cpci Ethernet cards, it's one of two system I got a few months ago, 
> the case
> is made by marathon. I'm trying to set it up as a gateway/router using
> Solaris 9. I have the machine fairly well locked down and have ipfilter
> installed, Solaris is set up so it will forward the connection and I 
> know
> ipfilter is working. For some reason the machine will not respond to 
> any
> Ethernet adapter other than the built in hme0, the other adapters show 
> link
> and activity if I try to ping them and such. the machine will not 
> generate
> any activity it's self on the ports either, just on hme0, this is the 
> same
> for the other similar machine I have(it has more ram and only one 4 
> port
> card) both machine's are running Solaris 9, installed from the same 
> boot
> server.
> is there any thing obvious or not so obvious that I may have missed to 
> make
> this work? I have been playing with it for quite some time now and I'm
> running out of things to try. Any assistance would be greatly 
> appreciated.

   This may be a dumb question...but...does the OS see the interfaces, 
i.e. do they show up in the output from "ifconfig -a"?


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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