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How to fix "Permission denied" message on ping.

 
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 8:24 pm    Post subject: How to fix "Permission denied" message on ping. Reply with quote

If this message is recieved on a router that uses nat to forward internet connection on many clients it is possible that conntrack is full. Use this at system startup to fix it:

Code:
/bin/echo "100000" > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_conntrack_max


Alternatively you can insert this line to /etc/sysctl.conf:
Code:
net.ipv4.ip_conntrack_max=100000
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