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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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- 08-19-2007 #1
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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- 08-20-2007 #2
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.Linux user #126863 - see http://linuxcounter.net/
- 08-21-2007 #3
Check your Suse box is in network. Set your Subnet mask and Default gateway Address same as you have under windows.Regards,
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