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SubjectRe: 2.2.17 IP masq bug


On Fri, 1 Dec 2000, Mike Perry wrote:

> external net, so it can IP masq the other 14 machines. The machines are on a
> switch, and share a semi-switched network segment with a bunch of other
> external IP'd machines (we are all in the same lab, actually).
> The bug:
> When I make a connection from any internal node to the one of the other
> externally routed machines in my lab, then close it, this external machine then
> becomes unreachable to successive connects from that node.

This problem can be caused from the ICMP redirect. Can these
commands help?

echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/all/send_redirects
echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/eth0/send_redirects


Julian Anastasov <>

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