Solved

Routing IPX from a PPP to ethernet network

Posted on 1998-09-22
2
301 Views
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
I am setting up a Linux box, Redhat 5.1, that will be a dialin box onto our network which is running a Novell and NT server.  To be able to view the novell server from the dialed up win95 computers IPX needs to be routed through the Linux box.  The ipxripd takes its routing table from ipx_interface which the ppp interfaces are not included.  Any ideas?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:jesseb
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Sieger
ID: 1586922
Don't know if this will help you.. it's about IP masquerading for IPX

http://doncaster.on.ca/~lnevo/masq/misc.html#ipx
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
mcdonc earned 100 total points
ID: 1586923
The ppp interfaces show up when the interfaces are enabled (when a successful login occurs on a ppp interface).  ipxd (ipxripd) works fine while these interfaces are enabled.  Make sure that you use the ppp options files for each tty (e.g. options.ttyS0, options.ttyS1) to give them unique ipx network addresses and node numbers via teh "ipx-node" and "ipx-network" options within the files.  Then run ipxd.  Then dial in.  Check the /var/log/messages (or /adm/log/messages) file for "unsupported protocol 0x802f".  This means that IPX support wasnt compiled into pppd or the options in pppd config don't support IPX.

0

Featured Post

Portable, direct connect server access

The ATEN CV211 connects a laptop directly to any server allowing you instant access to perform data maintenance and local operations, for quick troubleshooting, updating, service and repair.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I have seen several blogs and forum entries elsewhere state that because NTFS volumes do not support linux ownership or permissions, they cannot be used for anonymous ftp upload through the vsftpd program.   IT can be done and here's how to get i…
Note: for this to work properly you need to use a Cross-Over network cable. 1. Connect both servers S1 and S2 on the second network slots respectively. Note that you can use the 1st slots but usually these would be occupied by the Service Provide…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29004105/Run-AutoHotkey-script-directly-from-Notepad.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to run an AutoHotkey script (.AHK) directly from Notepad++ (aka NPP). This video…
Attackers love to prey on accounts that have privileges. Reducing privileged accounts and protecting privileged accounts therefore is paramount. Users, groups, and service accounts need to be protected to help protect the entire Active Directory …

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question