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Hi there my pedigree chums. I'm in need of some help with a problem. I'm trying to set a connection between my two boxes, one using SuSE 10.0 and the ...
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    One way ping response


    Hi there my pedigree chums. I'm in need of some help with a problem.

    I'm trying to set a connection between my two boxes, one using SuSE 10.0 and the other using Windows 2K via a crossover ethernet cable. I'm using permanent IP addresses for both and i'm not using a DNS server ( it just seemed like overkill ). My problem is that I can ping the windows box from SuSE but I cant ping the SuSE box from Windows, I just get “ request timed out“ messages for the packets sent. I normally disable ping response at start up but I still get the problem even when I enable it.
    Dose anything spring to mind as to why this might be happening? I'm sure I've missed something simple.

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    It's possible to turn of the ICMP response in the firewall config. Does SuSE come with that turned off by default? There should be a tickbox for it in the dreadful YaST somewhere.
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    Hey,
    Check your Suse box is in network. Set your Subnet mask and Default gateway Address same as you have under windows.
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