> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Buechler [mailto:cbuechler at gmail dot com]
> Sent: Monday, 18 December 2006 6:38 AM
> On 12/17/06, Chris Andrist <chris at yeahmon dot net> wrote:
> > I currently use traffic shaping and NAT with m0n0wall. I am
> > currently using 1.23b1, because it was causing problems when
> > multiple computers were using the internet. For one on my
> > wife's laptop it would not even connect to the apple
> > software update.
> > I know that the beta website says "a rather intrusive kernel
> > patch was required to make concurrent traffic shaping + NAT
> > on the WAN interface possible; if you rely on this feature,
> > please test it well and report any problems"
> There are no known issues with 1.2x, and none of this applies
> to that series. Any connectivity issues you're having with
> 1.2x aren't issues with the system, if you're having problems
> there must be something wrong with your particular setup. As
> to what that might be, without a lot more information about
> your setup it's impossible to say.
> As for this particular issue, it only affects inbound NAT (if
> you open ports on your WAN into hosts on internal networks),
> and the problem it causes is that the inbound traffic just
> disappears. It has no effect on outbound traffic. As for
> what tests would be appropriate, just making sure inbound NAT
> works when using traffic shaping would suffice. The other
> potential issue is kernel panics, which will be apparent
> eventually if that's an issue.
We use inbound NAT and also traffic shaping. I updated to the 1.3B1
release the day it was released and have not noticed anything "weird" or
"air gappy" since. What sort of issues should I look out for to report,
and what settings will cause these issues (so I can check to see if I'm
even likely to notice any issues).
(Out of interest, we have 25, 443, 4125 and SIP-related ports open here
to inbound traffic.)
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