packet mangling and routing
tensai at zmonkey.org
Tue Oct 16 15:56:35 MDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 14:45 -0600, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> Corey Edwards wrote:
> >> Example routing table:
> >> Destination Genmask Gateway Iface
> >> 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 126.96.36.199 eth0
> >> 188.8.131.52 255.255.255.0 0.0.0.0 eth0
> >> 10.2.0.0 255.255.255.0 0.0.0.0 eth1
> >> 10.0.0.0 255.0.0.0 10.2.0.1 eth1
> > I think I see the source of the problem. You've got a route to all of
> > 10.0.0.0/8 via 10.2.0.1. I suspect Michael doesn't. Instead he's got two
> > routes to 0.0.0.0/0. Two default routes like that is generally not what
> > anybody wants.
> > Michael, can you paste the current routing table.
> I don't have any routing table yet. I'm just working through all of the
> potential problems before I install the server. I initially was
> thinking that routes such as what Lonnie suggested would work. Then as I
> thought about, I wondered if they might not. Now I'm wondering if they
> will, in fact work. So I'll test it empirically tomorrow. After this
> discussion I have great hopes that it will work.
Ah, OK. I do think it'll work for you as long as you have just one
default route going out the 128.187.x.x interface and another 10/8 route
going out the 10.x.x.x interface via your 10.x.x.x next hop.
> Would iptables running as a firewall on the public interface complicate
> things? I doubt it. But who knows.
I'm sure it can work, you'll just have to be careful where you use
interface filters since traffic to 128.187.x.x will arrive on both
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