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 From:  =?windows-1252?Q?J=FCrgen_M=F6llenhoff?= <jm at oic dot de>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Beta 1.2b3
 Date:  Mon, 06 Dec 2004 19:48:15 +0100
Max Khitrov wrote:


> 
>> I have a feature request for the rules :), it would be nice if I could 
>> use IP-Ranges e.g. 192.168.2.3-192.168.2.5 (would apply to 3 IPs) or 

> Well it looks like I'm not alone :) This was requested a while back, and 
> unfortunately it turned out that because the software that was used for 
> these rules doesn't support ranges, neither does the m0n0wall. I made a 

Hmm, maybe there is another software that can handle IP-Ranges which 
m0n0wal could use then? But I don't know how m0n0wal creates the rules 
and how the tool or software is integrated in m0n0wall.

> suggestion on how to overcome this, but it was more of a hack then a 
> good solution. For me, I was trying to block some IPs from using the 
> m0n0wall as their gateway, but instead what I ended up doing is setting 
> up a base rule that any IP is blocked by default and then set up 
> individual rules above it for any computer that should be allowed to go 
> through. It works, but I agree that IP range feature is something that 

Yes, but that's not a solution for all :).

> could be very useful in other situations. Would it be possible to modify 
> the code of the software that handles this task and put in our own 


Me neither.

Regards,