Well-Known Member
Nov 27, 2002
Not sure whats up here.. Cant ping anything, cant wget anything but I can do this

[email protected] [~]# host aol.com
aol.com has address
aol.com has address
[email protected] [~]# host cpanel.net
cpanel.net has address
cpanel.net has address
[email protected] [~]# host yahoo.com
yahoo.com has address
yahoo.com has address
[email protected] [~]#

[email protected] [~]# iptables -L
Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT)
target prot opt source destination

Chain FORWARD (policy ACCEPT)
target prot opt source destination

Chain OUTPUT (policy ACCEPT)
target prot opt source destination

Chain acctboth (0 references)
target prot opt source destination

# Kernel sysctl configuration file for Red Hat Linux
# For binary values, 0 is disabled, 1 is enabled. See sysctl(8) for
# more details.

# Controls IP packet forwarding
net.ipv4.ip_forward = 0

# Controls source route verification
net.ipv4.conf.default.rp_filter = 1

# Controls the System Request debugging functionality of the kernel
kernel.sysrq = 0

# Controls whether core dumps will append the PID to the core filename.
# Useful for debugging multi-threaded applications.
kernel.core_uses_pid = 1

[email protected] [/proc/sys/net/ipv4]# cat icmp_echo_ignore_all
[email protected] [/proc/sys/net/ipv4]#

/etc/hosts has the right IP, there is a dns entry for the host name. Correct settings on /etc/resolv.conf

cant even ping my own IP So why cant I ping or wget anything what am I missing?

When I ping it either times out or says destination unreachable... wget doesnt resolve