On 01/06/06, Brendan Halpin <brendan.halpin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm having trouble setting up the network.
> How do I configure it to have 123.45.*.* as the externally visible
> part of the network, and 10.78.*.* as the internal (with DNS and so on
> in the 10.78.0.0 zone)?
It could be due to my Ubuntu-ignorance, but I'm not sure how your
machine fits in to your network. Has it two network interfaces, one
internal and one external? Or is it only on an internal network, but
can be accessed via an external address because of translation magic
elsewhere? Or is it the device that should do the translation magic
for the internal network?
And does it expect to be fed network information with dhcp, or do you
have fixed addresses with which to configure it?
> I've tried numerous "route add" incantations but none of them gets the
> desired result...is route even the best way of doing this?
"route add" is for telling your machine "this bit of the network is
over there" or "that machine, despite all appearances, is really
It might be useful as part of the network setup, but it relies on a
few other things to be in place first.
What's the starting point?
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