route all internet traffic through dummy device?

Taylor Grant gtaylor at
Fri Apr 22 10:01:46 CEST 2005

Mariusz Kruk wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 22, 2005 at 09:48:59AM +0200, Andreas Mimz wrote:
>>I'm trying to route all internet traffic through a dummy network device.
>>Unfortunately, I wasn't able to do that yet :-(
> I used a tunnel between dwo different addresses on loopback device (ie.
> and and policy routing which puts everything from
> outside to one end of the tunnel and from the inside into another end
> (in my setup it works bi-directionaly - another hop is added for packets
> traveling both ways).
> If anyone is interested in more detailed description, I will gladly
> provide info.

I'm curious as to what purpose you would want to do such a thing?  Are you just trying to decrement the TTL by one hop or are you wanting to mess with QoS on inbound / outbound traffic?  If so why not use IMQ?

Grant. . . .

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