drbeach at rogers.com
Sat Dec 24 20:02:57 CET 2005
Thanks for the reply. The default gateway for the internal network is the
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[mailto:netfilter-bounces at lists.netfilter.org] On Behalf Of Edmundo Carmona
Sent: December 24, 2005 1:59 PM
To: netfilter at lists.netfilter.org
Subject: Re: Networking question
Probably there's no gateway in the XP box setup... or the gateway is plain
Merry Xorg-mas to everyone around! ;-)
On 12/24/05, Dave Beach <drbeach at rogers.com> wrote:
> This is undoubtedly off-topic in oh-so-many ways; I'd be quite happy
> to be redirected to another, more appropriate mailing list should
> someone be so kind as to suggest one.
> Internal, home, private network, WinXP boxen and a Squid proxy,
> connecting through an iptables box to my router and cable modem.
> Everything works peachy.
> While trying to poke bittorrent holes through my iptables setup (see?
> Some vague evidence of relevance), I encountered problems and decided
> to take the proxy out of the picture. VERY much to my surprise, when I
> reconfigured IE to not use the proxy (and configured iptables to allow
> for a direct connection), I see no HTTP traffic whatsoever leaving the
> XP box destined for the firewall. In fact, no TCP traffic either (all
> traffic analysis done with ethereal on the XP box). I can ping to/from
> the XP box, and see THAT via ethereal.
> I am considerably confused by this. My presumption was that IE would
> just happily send HTTP traffic directly to the firewall, but this is
> NOT the behaviour I'm seeing.
> I know it's Christmas Eve day, and I was out a bit late last night,
> but there's clearly something VERY obvious I'm missing.
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