Strange connection problems.

Jason Opperisano opie at 817west.com
Tue Apr 12 00:04:08 CEST 2005


On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 05:14:09PM -0400, Ryan Belcher wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> Below I've posted my FW config.  It's handling 3 interfaces.  ppp0, eth0, an ath0.
> It's on Linux kernel version 2.6.10.
> 
> Pretty much everything works as I expect except for a strange issue with certain websites while trying to connect from clients within my network.  For example, penny-arcade.com, americanexpress.com SSL logins, and a few others.  If you want to poke at this configuration, penny-arcade will appear to begin connection but after the SYN, ACK, then HTTP GET sequence, the HTTP response never gets here (according to Ethereal anyways).  If I try connecting from the actual firewalling box itself, it works fine.
> 
> Does anyone have any ideas?

sounds like the classic description of an MTU issue.

-j

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