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Here's the rub... I have a server running a firewall. (iptables) I have 5 computers behind the firewall that can access the web, this works fine. When I am working ...
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    [SOLVED] Server allows internet, server can't internet!


    Here's the rub...

    I have a server running a firewall. (iptables) I have 5 computers behind the firewall that can access the web, this works fine. When I am working from the server, I get no web access! From the server, I can ping all the clients, I can ping the modem, I can ping both NIC's (Internal and external) but I cannot get through to the outside if I am on the server. I've looked through a lot of Google searches but I cannot find the magic words to get my answer.

    Is there a specific line (or line) I need in the iptables route that will allow web access when on the server?

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    Check your /etc/resolv.conf file, it should have your DNS listed there. If not, then copy it over from one on your other machines (if one is Linux based).
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    Whoa.....

    Trusted Penguin, I salute your quick, and even better, correct response. I totally missed that one. Changed the file as per your suggestion and now all is well. A HUGE thanks to Mike Tbob for your response and thanks to linuxforums!

    I go now to change my signature to '...I can do almost anything.'

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