Jason King wrote:
> I'm having some problems with my m0n0wall setup. This is a very strange
> occurance and I'll try to be concise in my explaination of what is going
> 1. I have a class C network at 188.8.131.52.
> 2. The class C network is split in half at the router so that all
> traffic bound for 184.108.40.206-128 will be routed directly from the
> router...or, those machines are directly connected to the router. All
> traffic bound for 220.127.116.11-254 will be routed through my m0n0wall
> firewall and into my non-routeable 10.0.0.0 DMZ.
> 3. My firewall uses 1:1 natting. For example, my website is at
> 18.104.22.168, which is routed through the firewall first. Well in my
> 1:1 natting, the outside ip of 22.214.171.124 nats to 10.0.0.140.
> 4. For testing purposes...all rules on all interfaces are set to allow
> all traffic through so we are not dealing with a rules issue. At least I
> don't think we are.
> 5. Now for the wierd part. When someone from outside goes to
> www.informs.com, which has the outside ip of 126.96.36.199, my website
> within my DMZ with an IP of 10.0.0.140 comes up just fine. But when
> someone on the LAN interface goes to www.informs.com or 188.8.131.52,
> the page times out and never comes up. Now someone can go straight to
> 10.0.0.140 from the LAN interface and that brings up the website just
> fine, it's only when they try and hit the outside IP that it stops working.
> 6. I did a tracert from the LAN and the trace appears to stop at the
> router that connects us to our ISP.
> I have been unable to solve this issue for a while now. I'm not really
> sure what I'm missing.
> I would apprecate any advise.
I'd use a local DNS Zone that maps www.informs.com to 10.0.0.140.
Works with my setup.
> Jason King