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redhat - 9. i have a static public IP. i am running NAT for my internal users. linux box has 2 nic. one with x.x.x.x(public ip) whereas other is 192.x.x.x ...
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    routed ...invalid icmp error


    redhat - 9. i have a static public IP. i am running NAT for my internal users. linux box has 2 nic. one with x.x.x.x(public ip) whereas other is 192.x.x.x . so, do i really require to run routed ??? whenever i start routed , the message kernel : 210.x.x.x sent an invalid ICMP error to a broadcast is filled in my /var/log/messages . when i stop routed, this message stops. what exactly is the purpose of routed ??? thanx

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    Nope, you should and shall not use "routed" when you do NAT:ing between interfaces/networks. Unless it is in fact a router for internal networks?

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    thanx

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