Re: Posing as a gateway. Is this possible?

Glynn Clements (glynn@sensei.co.uk)
Sun, 14 Mar 1999 16:10:45 +0000 (GMT)


Bjorn Isaksson wrote:

> Consider the following situation:
>
>
> H1 -
> \ LB
> \ / \
> H2 ---- S ---1 2---1 R ------
> /
> /
> H3 -
>
> (I hope the use of letters and numbers is not too confusing,
> but it helps me think. :)
>
> This is three hosts (H1,H2,H3) connected to switch (S).
> S is connected to the first interface of a linuxbox (LB1)
> and the LB in turn is connected to a router (R).
>
> I would like the existance of LB to be transaparent for
> all hosts, that is if I reroute the cable S-LB1 to S-R1
> I would not have to change the configuration of the hosts.

You will need to make LB perfom proxy-ARP for all of the hosts to
which it is directly connected (H1-H3 and R).

-- 
Glynn Clements <glynn@sensei.co.uk>
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