Hopefully I can shed a little light on some of the questions ...
Dns : In general setup there is a tick box that states
Allow DNS server list to be overridden by DHCP/PPP on WAN
If this option is set, m0n0wall will use DNS servers assigned by a
DHCP/PPP server on WAN for its own purposes (including the DNS
forwarder). They will not be assigned to DHCP and PPTP VPN clients,
Make sure it is ticked
Pptp vpn, yes, you can have more than 16 users, just do not use the
built in m0n0 authentication system, use the radius auth. There is lots
of info on this list about using radius to auth against windows
File access: check your mtu settings, are you at 1500 ?? drop it down to
something like 1496, not sure how much more you;ll need to drop it as
I'm not really upto speed with pptp packet headers ..
To run command line on m0n0,
From: Zsolt J. MArcsev [mailto:zsolt dot j at marcsev dot hu]
Sent: Tuesday, 14 December 2004 3:04 AM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall questions
I have also chosen M0n0wall (wrap-1.2b2.img) on which I am running WRAP.
far I am really satisfied with it.
The data for my present question:
m0n0wall address: 10.36.1.10
The DNS Services (these are integrated into Windows 2003 AD)
The forwarding is set to m0n0wall (10.36.1.10) on these DNS servers.
The PPTP (VPN) functoin is set, the VPS server's address is 10.36.1.15.
1.) On vpn connections the addresses given by the dhcp the dns names are
10.36.1.22 and 10.36.1.32 but the m0n0wall's own dns address
pointing to external addresses, so the vpn client (a Windows XP) cannot
resolve the internal addresses. What settings do you advise?
2.) Is it possible to use more than 16 VPN channels (i would need 23).
3.) The VNC and RDP speed is fast enough, but the windows file access
the running of applications is pretty slow. Can this be speeded up?
What I would also like to accomplish is the support of no-ip.com, proxy
function (the proxy cache and log can go to the external machine just
the server log does)
I have searched for a description of command of hidden xml config file,
not found it.
Thank you in advance
Zsolt J. Marcsev
Zsolt dot j at marcsev dot hu
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