[Shorewall-newbies] Migrating a firewall from old hardware to new

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Tue Mar 9 08:45:18 PST 2004


On Sunday 07 March 2004 07:41 am, Tom Eastep wrote:

>
> > While we're on proxyarp: the Debian version of arping doesn't seem to
> > allow gratuitous requests, or if it does, different syntax from yours
> > and not obvious from the documentation that I could see.
>
> Nod -- Debian is using a completely different version of the program from
> RedHat, Mandrake and SuSE.
>

I've discovered that if you install the 'iputils-arping' package rather than 
the 'arping' package, you will have the gratuitous arp capability.

-Tom 
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