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I have a fresh openSUSE server. I can ping it from the LAN and the server can ping the client. But the server is unable to ping any website from the internet?

I already entered the correct gateway and dns-nameserver to the file /etc/resolv.conf and restart the network by executing rcnetwork restart. I even entered 8.8.8.8 (google) as nameserver.

But I can't ping www.google.de or any other site.

What should I check?

Traceroute

traceroute to 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
 1  192.168.40.20  0.337 ms  0.291 ms  0.267 ms
 2  * * *
 3  * * *
 4  * * *
 5  * * *
 6  * * *
 7  * * *
 8  * * *
 9  * * *
10  * * *

Netstat:

Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags   MSS Window  irtt Iface
0.0.0.0         192.168.40.20   0.0.0.0         UG        0 0          0 eth0
192.168.40.0    0.0.0.0         255.255.255.0   U         0 0          0 eth0
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  • Can you ping 8.8.8.8 ? Oct 18 '18 at 11:41
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    Run traceroute -n 8.8.8.8 and note the point at which the responses stop appearing. Is that point on one of your networks or your ISP? Oct 18 '18 at 11:43
  • @MarkPlotnick, no
    – Black
    Oct 18 '18 at 11:43
  • @MarkPlotnick, good hint. I added the traceroute. It looks like it stops at the gateway? Maybe it is not allowed in the firewall of the gateway?
    – Black
    Oct 18 '18 at 11:45
  • Add "netstat -rn" output to your question. Oct 18 '18 at 11:48
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There have been many reports in the openSUSE forums about problems similar or exactly like this. In most cases running a sudo /sbin/netconfig -f update helped in many cases.

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