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JSI Tip 2427. How do I enable TCP/IP forwarding in Windows 2000?.

By default, TCP/IP forwarding is disabled in Windows 2000.

To enable TCP/IP forwarding, use Regedt32 to navigate to:


Double-click the IPEnableRouter value name in the right hand pane. In the DWORD Editor, set the data value to 1. This enables TCP/IP forwarding for all network connections on this computer.

You might want to read:

Q140859 - TCP/IP Routing Basics for Windows NT.

Q169415 - Routing and Remote Access Release Notes Readme.doc File.

Q169548 - Using Proxy Server with Routing and Remote Access.

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