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Re: [Shorewall-users] Problems with routing to VPN appliance

From: Alex <levit362_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Apr 20 2012 - 17:59:28 GMT
To: Shorewall Users <shorewall-users@lists.sourceforge.net>

Thanks Tom. This is exactly what I ended up doing. All I had to do was add
a routeback statement to my local interface in interfaces config file and
the route in the routing table.

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 9:02 AM, Tom Eastep <teastep@shorewall.net> wrote:

> On 04/19/2012 12:15 PM, Alex wrote:
> > Our setup: server running shorewal 4.5.2.2 and watchguard vpn appliance.
> >
> > VPN appliance was supplied by our document flow provider. I want to
> > route traffic to 192.168.2.0/24 <http://192.168.2.0/24> via 10.10.10.1
> > gateway.
> >
> > So I thought it would be a good idea to set it up as another ISP in the
> > providers file.
>
> Actually, that is a poor idea; it is using a sledgehammer to swat a fly.
> You rather simply need to add the appropriate route using your
> distributions network configuration tools and then add the necessary
> rules in Shorewall to allow the appropriate traffic.
>
> -Tom
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