Coda File System

Re: Multiple interfaces

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Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 08:01:02 +0100 (CET)
On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Vaughan Clarkson wrote:

> behind a firewall.  Now, I can still `access' my Coda server from home
> if I do the standard (?) firewall-piercing tricks, which basically
> involves running pppd inside pppd over ssh.  However, this sets up a
> second interface (ppp0) on the Coda server, as well as the usual eth0,
> which have different IP addresses.  So although I can `access' my Coda
> server (i.e., I can ping, ssh, etc., over the new interface), I can't
> actually mount a Coda filesystem from home since Coda seems to be
> sensitive about which interface it's responding to.  However, I don't
> want to switch the Coda server to the ppp0 interface because of the
> other machines at work that communicate with the server over the eth0
> interface.  Note that all machines are running pretty standard Red Hat
> 6.2 or 7.0.

Have you tried to use the proxyarp option on your gateway pppd and to
assign a "LAN" address to your remote (from the gateway point-of-view)

This might solve this particular problem problem (if you have set up
routing correctly via eg. /etc/ip-up on the remote client).

Received on 2001-03-21 02:02:36