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modem?
Authored by: saint.duo on Oct 20, '02 07:43:46PM

How much would need to be changed about these instructions if I use a dialup/modem connection and want to share it to other machines via ethernet?
Do I only have to change the connection type on the server in the network prefs pane from ethernet to modem, and make sure it is set correctly?



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modem?
Authored by: carson on Nov 24, '02 10:31:20AM

For a modem connection, you'll need to replace eth0 with ppp0 in most
cases.

ipfw add divert natd all from <?? any ??> to any via ppp0

Note that I've put some question marks in there. Redirecting ALL packets
isn't very safe. I'd change that to your LAN's ip address and subnet mask. For example:

ipfw add divert natd all from 192.168.0.0:255.255.255.0 to any via ppp0

You could replace 192.168.0.0 with a specific computer on the LAN and repeat for each computer you want to allow access. That would be even better security although slightly slower performance wise (negligible). Hope that helps.

Everything should run as expected.

-Carson



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