Long time no hear from you!
Excuse me for too much silence regarding this post!
All began with you asking for help in the forwarding matter, me trying to help, and in the end...you helped me!
So, regarding your first solution:
-you added the MASQUERADE rule for the outgoing packages, so they can find their way back! Correct! I forgot about this in my proposed solution (I guess I considered it enabled by default)
Regarding your second solution:
I didn't know about it! (didn't used Bastille firewall sys). But, it's beautiful!
THANKS for sharing it here!