[rescue] Solaris as a gateway router

Daniel de Young daniel at velvetsea.com
Sat Sep 6 01:43:17 CDT 2003

On Fri, 2003-09-05 at 23:18, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Assuming you have all the ethernet ports configured correctly in
> Solaris, and assuming they are all good... check your netmasks,
> disable ipfilter and retest to make sure it doesn't have to do
> with the ipfilter rules.
> Depending on the subnets you are using, if your using multiple 10.X
> subnets and you don't set the netmask, Solaris will assign
> as the netmask.  Check your netstat -r output to see where different
> stuff will go, check your netmasks with ifconfig.
> Depending on your network config as well, keep in mind that Solaris will
> use the same mac address for all ethernet interfaces.  Depending on how
> your network is arranged (multiple ethernet ports on the same segment)
> this will possibly make things unhappy as well.  If this is a problem
> with your network, change the mac address with ifconfig for those
> interfaces.

All dead on the money.  First thing to check when there's something
strange afoot is the packet filter!

I'd check the routing table too to see whassup...


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