IP forwarding also known as Internet routing enables one workstation to sit on two LANs and to act as a gateway forwarding IP packets from one LAN to another.

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Share Internet from laptop (connected to LAN) to Android using WIFI router

The idea is: Internet - eth0 - Laptop - wlan0 - router - Android Static IPs everywhere. IP ranges are different. Could not establish bridge. bridge-utils unable to add wlan0 to bridge. Android ...
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Shorewall IP Forwarding Problems in 12.04 LTS

Internet connectivity through my 12.04 LTS shorewall box is spotty at best. Ping works both locally and to the internet with no dropped packets (from both the box itself and internal LAN). HTTP ...
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IP forwarding not working in Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I'm having trouble getting IP forwarding going in Ubuntu 12.04 server with UFW. I'm trying to get OpenVPN working. I have two interfaces, eth0 and tun0, and they can't ping each other. I've made the ...
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HTTP request using IPtables doesn't work for captive portal!

I am trying to make a simulation of a captive portal on 3 virtual machines (VM Ware) for my school project this week. Setup 1 = Ubuntu client 2 = Ubuntu server (router) 3 = Ubuntu server (captive ...
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Writing exceptions in ufw to the default forwarding policy

I've tried setting DEFAULT_FORWARD_POLICY in /etc/default/ufw to both REJECT and ACCEPT and then writing rules to create exceptions to the default forward policy. No matter what I do, it appears to ...
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how to forward ethernet internet from ubuntu pc via wifi stick to windows 8 laptop

This is my setup: Ubuntu PC connected via Ethernet connection to a LAN that has internet connection has a WIFI stick, (the router does not have WIFI support) Windows 8 Laptop with ONLY WIFI (no ...
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Linux bridge (brctl) doesn't forward IP-packets when router is one of the bridge endpoints

I have set up a brctl bridge on Ubuntu with the following deployment: Cisco router - > Linux bridge - > client computer The bridge forwards the following packets types: ARP,STP, but doesn't forward ...