On 4/26/05, Shelby Westman <shelby dot westman at gmail dot com> wrote:
> > I'd strongly suggest upgrading. It would take less than a minute
> > offline to upgrade to 1.0, then another minute to upgrade to 1.11
> > (have to do that in that order to upgrade the pb versions).
> I think you are right. Another reason I have been avoiding the
> upgrade is because I currently use aliases on my WAN interface which I
> then NAT to my DMZ. I understand that I would need to convert those
> to Proxy ARP. I think this is easy to do, but I don't want to be
> fumbling around with it. I guess I need to bite the bullet and do it.
Depends on what kind of internet connection you have. If it's a
broadcast medium like most are, then probably you will need proxy ARP.
> My ISP is great - the last time I did a computer swap on my firewall,
> they updated their ARP cache immediately when I asked. It I go to
> Proxy ARP, I should not have to ask them to do this, right?
Correct, since it'll still be the same MAC address as prior to the
upgrade (just don't reassign the NIC's).