Subject: Re: IP forwarding
To: Jonathan Sturges <email@example.com>
From: Anders Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/26/1996 22:58:01
> Hi everyone,
> I've got my uVax II nicely configured as a PPP server, but it appears
> that the generic kernel doesn't have IP forwarding enabled.
> I'm kinda dreading having to rebuild a kernel, so I was hoping something
> had been implemented like the newer versions of FreeBSD. FreeBSD uses a
> file called /etc/sysconfig, where you can specify many options, including
> whether or not the machine should behave as a gateway.
You can enable ip-forwarding in the kernel just with doing
# sysctl -w net.inet.ip.forwarding=1
as root. Then it should work just fine.
Put the sysctl in rc.local or something.