Subject: Re: Forwarding?
To: Andrew Ball <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/05/2007 11:26:55
On Fri, 5 Jan 2007, Andrew Ball wrote:
> Any thoughts or suggestions?

With that setup, you can use proxy arp ("arp -s") to make tinman appear to 
be on the ethernet, with almond answering any ARP queries ("what is the 
MAC address of tinman?"), and then getting the packets for tinman. almond 
just needs to have a route to forward those packets to tinman,
and I guess vice versa.

Such setups are pretty uncommon these days, which is why this is not 
documented. Here's a very old document that has a few words about it:

  - Hubert