3
votes
1answer
3k views

How to enable “packet forwarding” in OS X

How is it possible to enable packet forwarding in Mac OS X? Google gives me tons of hints for Windows and Linux but not for OS X.
17
votes
3answers
7k views

How does Router know where to forward packet

If several computers with local addresses (192.168.0.#) are connected to a router and each computer opens a web browser and requests a page over HTTP, when these TCP:80 packets are sent out, the ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Linux Kernel Packet Forwarding Performance

I've been using a Linux box as a router for some time now. Nothing too fancy, just enabling forwarding in the kernel, turning on masquerading, and setting up iptables to poke a few holes in the ...