add net.ipv4.conf.all.forwarding=1 to /etc/sysctl.conf

Bug #111976 reported by GSMD on 2007-05-03
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
procps (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

it's the line that enables traffic forwarding used in case of NAT/Masquerading.
Just add it there and comment out.

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. You reported this bug a while ago and there hasn't been any activity in recently. We were wondering if this is still an issue for you? Thanks in advance.

GSMD (gsmdib) wrote :

Things remain the same under Gutsy. Just installed a router recently and net.ipv4.conf.all.forwarding=1 is exactly what enables routing.

Kees Cook (kees) wrote :

This is a router-specific option. For the general use case (i.e. a sane default), this option should stay "0".

Changed in procps:
assignee: nobody → keescook
status: Confirmed → Won't Fix
Kees Cook (kees) wrote :

Ah, misread. You're interested in adding:


Changed in procps:
status: Won't Fix → Triaged
Kees Cook (kees) on 2008-09-10
Changed in procps:
assignee: kees → nobody
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