On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 01:50:40AM -0500, Malcolm Mallardi wrote:
> Heyla, folks. I've got an interesting little report for y'all,
> was hoping to get a bit more insight, 'cause I'm rather stumped on it,
> and can't really make heads or tails of it. I've got a DSL with PPPoE
> set up on the router (running 2.4.17, with NAT) and seem to be having
> problems getting to web sites from client machines behind the firewall.
> What makes it so curious is that this happens with only a
> selection of web servers out there, though the number for me seems to be
> growing, unfortunately.
> When I use Lynx from the router, I can get to any site out
> there on the Internet that I choose. My fire walling rules are simple:
> Accepts everything incoming, and outgoing, and masquerades anything
> going out from the LAN to the world beyond through the interfaces of
> ppp0 and ppp1 (ppp0 being the PPPoE interface through eth1, ppp1 being
> the 'backup' dial-up service.)
> The other curious thing is when I route traffic to a troubled
> site through the modem interface (ppp1), I can access things just fine.
> After wading through some packet captures targeting this
> problem, I've noticed that when sending a request from one of the
> machines behind the NAT box, the standard handshake is processed, then
> the HTTP get is sent, and the connection is dropped immediately, but
> from the NAT box itself, there's an ACK sent, then the Web server sends
> the information with a HTTP/200 response.
> I've been trying to puzzle this out for weeks, and due to all
> the mitigating factors, the only theory that I can come up with is a
> possible bug in the interaction between MASQ and PPPoE, as switching to
> the straight PPP account works just fine.
> Malcolm D. Mallardi - Dark Freak At Large
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