[Shorewall-users] Portforwarding didn't work

Tom Eastep teastep@shorewall.net
Wed, 23 Jan 2002 13:33:15 -0800


On Wednesday 23 January 2002 01:21 pm, Jim Hubbard wrote:
> I noticed the same behavior (no logfile entry) when I defined my lan zo=
ne
> in the hosts file.  A linux box trying to get dhcp info from the server
> running on my firewall box would simply time out with no reply from the
> server and no log showing it had even tried.  I removed the definition =
in
> the hosts file and it works fine.  A windows system would succeed thoug=
h,
> since they apparently cache their last successful ip address (establish=
ed
> before I installed shorewall).  This probably doesn't help you, but I
> thought I would mention it.

Did you specify "dhcp" in the interface's entry in /etc/shorewall interfa=
ces?=20
If not, you will see the behavior you describe.

-Tom
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