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 From:  Paul Vaughan <pvaughan at san dot rr dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Two IP address for WAN
 Date:  Wed, 23 Mar 2005 14:55:09 -0800
Two IP address for WAN

My Internet ISP is my cable company.  So, i connect through a cable 
modem.  I setup a m0n0wall firewall behind the cable modem.  I gets it's 
IP address via DHCP.  When I go to the webGUI Configuration page under 
Status|Interfaces it lists the WAN interface as indicated below:

Status                up
MAC address   00:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
IP address         XX.YY.ZZZ.153
Subnet mask      255.255.248.0
Gateway            XX.YY.ZZZ.1

Why the two addresses?  Gateway and IP.

I can ping the gateway from outside the LAN but can't ping the IP 
address.  What gives?

Any help is appreciated.

Later,
-pvaughan