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This works
Authored by: mine on Oct 09, '01 09:56:55PM

To setup a Software Basestation within every MacOS 10.x do these steps:

- Configure your Network Preferences (order of Active Network Ports)
- The Port you access the Internet (PPP, PPPoE or Ethernet in case you've running another router)
- "Aiport": IP-Adress, Subnet-Mask:, leave everything else empty

- Get the latest "gNAT" from
- Setup gNAT with the following parameters:
- subnet Mask:
- router adress:
- NAT Settings: check everything (you may leave out "Create Denial Logs")
- if your internet connections ip adress doesn't change: uncheck "dynamic IP binding"
- set "External Network Interface" to "Ethernet Card (en0)"
- set "Internal Network Interface" to "Airport Card (en1)"
- Start Internet Sharing

et viola - it works. Maybe you have to save the Network preferences to make them appear active (ould be a bug within 10.1)

The only thing remaining is: this will only route the ethernet or internet to the airport. But I haven't found any working config for routing PPPoE to the Airport AND to the Ethernet, whereby the DSL modem is on the same interface where the ethernet goes (modem (e) <- iMac (e & Air) -> iMac (e) & iBook (Air)).

If anyone could help me here...


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