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How to connect a Linux web/mail server with win98 as gateway

kenny chia
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How to connect a Linux web/mail server with win98 as gateway

Hi
I have a win98 pc connected to my ISP via ADSL. I need to connect a cobalt cube web/mail server to this win98pc.

How do I setup this win98 pc such that all web request from the internet are routed to the cobalt cube? Mail traffic have to pass through this win98 pc too. Any special IP software that can do this
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Bryce Dunn
Valued Contributor

Re: How to connect a Linux web/mail server with win98 as gateway

Windows 98 can't do this out of the box. You'll need some 3rd party software such as wingate, which will let you forward certain ports to the cobalt box for instance. (e.g. web, mail etc)
Bryce Dunn
Valued Contributor

Re: How to connect a Linux web/mail server with win98 as gateway

Windows 98 can't do this out of the box. You'll need some 3rd party software such as wingate, which will let you forward certain ports to the cobalt box for instance. (e.g. web, mail etc)

Jerome Henry
Honored Contributor

Re: How to connect a Linux web/mail server with win98 as gateway

Adding to Bryce,

the 2 most known solutions are Wingate and Janaserver.

Wingate is the most famous, but you're supposed to pay for it, Janaserver is the fre alternative :
wingate
http://download.com.com/3000-2085-10006621.html

jana :
http://www.janaserver.de/start.php?lang=en

J
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Re: How to connect a Linux web/mail server with win98 as gateway

The answer to your question is Winroute. It has DHCP, mail, DNS, packet filtering, NAT and other useful features.

www.winroute.com - Download the professional addition. It is easy to setup and does not use many resources.

*post edited by HP forum moderator to remove personal information
Francisco J. Soler
Honored Contributor

Re: How to connect a Linux web/mail server with win98 as gateway

Hi,

Perhaps you have another solution.
Why not connect the ADSL router to the linux box?

The linux box can be configured like a gateway, so all request can pass through the linux box to win98 without any changes except those you need to pass to the web/mail server.

Frank.
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