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Date:      Thu, 14 Dec 2000 16:11:36 +0000
From:      John Murphy <>
To:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Problem with NAT (on PPP)
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In-Reply-To: <000001c06567$f29ff520$0200a8c0@raptor>
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Ricardo Cosme wrote:

>I installed FreeBSD 4.2, default Kernel. I want to enable NAT through =
PPP to
>connect to the internet through my other windows boxes. The fact is that=
>can't make it work. I configures windows the way the manual told. Do I =
>to configure / install anything else on my FreeBSD box for the NAT to =
work ?
>My config files:
># Enable network daemons for user convenience.
># -- sysinstall generated deltas -- #
>moused_port=3D"/dev/cuaa0"   <----------  *******

You seem to have both the mouse and the modem using the same serial port.

># -- sysinstall generated deltas -- #
># -- sysinstall generated deltas -- #
># -- sysinstall generated deltas -- #
>ifconfig_rl0=3D"inet  netmask"
> ident user-ppp VERSION (built COMPILATIONDATE)
> # Ensure that "device" references the correct serial port
> # for your modem. (cuaa0 =3D COM1, cuaa1 =3D COM2)
> #
> set device /dev/cuaa0   <----------  *******

You seem to have both the mouse and the modem set to use the same serial =


>Do I need to configure / install anything else ?

No; though you may find ppp's filters are useful...

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