Issue with sending outbound traffic to reserved IP.

I had setted up vpc gateway droplet and configure static route operator. I added gateway droplet public ip into my StaticRoute configuration. My application traffic went through this gateway and everything working fine. As I enabled my setting to send outbound IP to reserved IP, then there is a challenge i m unable to connect with Internet. i loose my internet connectivity.

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May 3, 2024

Ensure that IP forwarding is enabled on your gateway Droplet. This is essential for the Droplet to forward traffic between your private network and the internet.

Connect to your Droplet via SSH. Check if IP forwarding is enabled by running

sysctl net.ipv4.ip_forward

If the output is net.ipv4.ip_forward = 0, then enable IP forwarding by editing /etc/sysctl.conf:

sudo nano /etc/sysctl.conf

Add or uncomment the following line:


Apply the changes:

sudo sysctl -p

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