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Re: Unable to access certain sites from FreeBSD 6.2



G'day Norberto,

Thanks for your reply.

How do I "run an ipfw divert rule to
>net/tcpmssd process " ? Where do I set this rule?

My technical level is probably best described as better than the average
computer user, but well below any competency you would expect for a networking
expert.

Regards,

Alasdair

Regards,
>-- Original Message --
>Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 16:51:56 +1000
>From: Norberto Meijome <freebsd_(_at_)_meijome_(_dot_)_net>
>To: freebsd-questions_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org
>Subject: Re: Unable to access certain sites from FreeBSD 6.2
>
>
>On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 11:55:45 +1000
>alasdair_(_at_)_iprimus_(_dot_)_com_(_dot_)_au wrote:
>
>> Hi, I am having a problem accessing some sites from Freebsd 6.2 in either
>> firefox or Opera. I looked around for some advice on this on the net,
found
>> some pages mentioning this as a problem when Freebsd was running on the
>machine
>> 
>> acting as the gateway  and the machines trying to access the sites were
>Windows
>> or Mac. But my case is this
>> 
>> my set up:   Laptop(FreeBSD 6.2) -> netgearFVS318 router-> ADSL modem
(set
>> up as  bridge)
>
>gday :)
>i'm on FBSD7, ipfw local firewall , dlink router, iinet, Sydney - no problems
>getting to commbank.
>
>We used to have similar issues when running a 6.x gateway behind a SHDSL
>line.
>The issue was the MSS was too high - i had to run an ipfw divert rule to
>net/tcpmssd process to fix this. It was affecting mainly traffic coming
from
>IIS hosts (no idea why :P ).
>
>HIH,
>B
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