RedHat Linux IP Forwarding

Posted February 2, 2004 by Al Banks in Linux networking

Use the following to enable IP (IPv4) Forwarding in RedHat linux.

To enable IP forwarding temporarily (until the next reboot):
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

To enable permanently, edit /etc/sysconfig/network and change or add the following line:

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  • Anand M

    If i want communicate with two different Ip address example machine has to ping what has to be done?

  • Pce_manojgupta

    what is ip forwarding