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If memory serves me right, Chris Olive wrote:
> Christiaens Joachim wrote:
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Delpy [mailto:delpy at sover dot net]
> >Sent: donderdag 20 november 2003 23:33
> >To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> >Subject: [m0n0wall] Router with filtering
> >The goal is m0n0wall and a Net4501 as a router, hopefully with filtering?
> >I've got a public IP on sis3 (OPT1) and a private network IP (192.168.1.1)
> >on the LAN port. On the WAN port, I've entered the same IP as OPT1 with a
> >valid gateway. In the cuurent setup, I don't have anything actually
> >connected to the WAN port.
It's not clear what the OP hopes to accomplish by assigning the same
IP address to WAN and OPT1. This is almost certainly an error.
> >I can ping anything on 192.168.1.x but nothing
> >the OPT port. Comments, please.
ping from where?
> >Why do you give the same IP-address to the 2 interfaces?
> >This should work fine:
> >WAN --- sisX(WAN pub.ipaddr) --m0n0wall-- sisX(LAN 192.168.1.1) --- LAN
> >Disable enhanced nat and all should go fine!
> >Or did I miss something?
From what I can tell, the OP probably wants this.
> It strikes me that he's not connected to the WAN yet and is just trying
> to "test drive" m0n0wall using a simulated WAN connection using the same
> IP through OPT1. (Yes?)
OK, but if that were the case, he could whatever physical connection
he has on the OPT1 port to the WAN port and "test drive" that way.