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 From:  Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: LAN to DMZ problems
 Date:  Thu, 26 May 2005 11:10:50 -0400
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 
> on.
> 1. I have a class C network at
> 2. The class C network is split in half at the router so that all 
> traffic bound for will be routed directly from the 
> router...or, those machines are directly connected to the router. All 
> traffic bound for will be routed through my m0n0wall 
> firewall and into my non-routeable DMZ.
> 3. My firewall uses 1:1 natting. For example, my website is at 
>, which is routed through the firewall first. Well in my 
> 1:1 natting, the outside ip of nats to
> 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, my website 
> within my DMZ with an IP of comes up just fine. But when 
> someone on the LAN interface goes to www.informs.com or, 
> the page times out and never comes up. Now someone can go straight to 
> 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.

Known issue.
I'd use a local DNS Zone that maps www.informs.com to

Works with my setup.

> Jason King