[CentOS] NAT/DHCP/DNS/etc Settings from a Windows 2003 Server

Thu Apr 8 19:12:57 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

> On 4/8/2010 1:57 PM, David Lemcoe wrote:
>> Hello all. I'm in the process of making a small server farm based mostly
>> on Windows Server 2003. For simplicity's sake, the only non-2003 server
>> will be a CentOS 5.4 server running only vsftpd, httpd, and mysqld. My
>> plan is to have this server in a 2003 Server's network receiving a DHCP
>> address from the Domain Controller.
>>     * *Machine 4* - CentOS 5.4 - On same network as other clients, hosts
>>       web server.
>>           o Does *NOT *receive DHCP address or DNS information.
>>           o Has *no *internet access
>>           o NAT does *NOT *forward correctly.
>> I am looking for a solution to get the CentOS server on the network like
>> the other clients.
> Centos works normally with standard DHCP servers and obviously would
> know nothing about upstream NAT handling.  There must be some sort of
> restriction imposed by the Windows server in this scenario.

The only thing I can think of on the Linux side are firewall rules.