Internet Access

Adam Lang aalang at
Thu Mar 15 15:57:28 GMT 2001

What were the routes you added?

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Lynn" <lynn at>
To: <samba-ntdom at>
Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2001 10:23 AM
Subject: Internet Access

> Hello everyone,
>      This question may be slightly off the subject, but I thought someone
> might be able to help me with this.
>      I run several computer labs, each running Windows NT 4.0 clients with
> a Samba server running on RedHat Linux.
>      What I would like to do is have this server not only run Samba but
> act as a pseudorouter. That is, there is a main router in our University,
> and each client is set to use that router as its gateway.
>      What I want to do is change the gateway on each client to the server
> running Samba, and then as needed shut off routed so that packets can't
> get to the real router. However, I have not been able to get routed to
> work on the server.
>      The specifics of the problem are that a client machine has IP address
>, and the Samba server has IP address I've
> tried running routed and setting up /etc/gateways, but I can't get
> to ping any machines outside the subnet. Has anyone had
> experience using routed? Thanks.
> Keith Lynn
> Systems Administrator
> School of Computer and Information Sciences
> University of South Alabama
> Mobile, AL 36608
> Phone: (334) 460-6390
> Fax: (334) 460-7274
> Alternative E-mail: lynn at
> URL:

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