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SubjectRe: 2.2.17 IP masq bug
Thus spake Julian Anastasov (

> On Fri, 1 Dec 2000, Mike Perry wrote:
> > 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

Why yes they do. Problem seems to be completely solved. *blush*
At least it wasn't in the HOWTO.


Mike Perry
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