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 From:  "Charlie Barker" <CharlieBarker at RedlineSoftware dot co dot uk>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Weird Problem
 Date:  Tue, 9 Aug 2005 15:29:35 +0100
Chris / Peter

Thanks for the suggestions, my colleague is visiting the colo today to have
another try so I will get him to ask them what they are seeing on their
switch (which is managed) ;)

Cheers,

Charlie

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Buechler [mailto:cbuechler at gmail dot com] 
Sent: 08 August 2005 16:13
Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Weird Problem

On 8/8/05, Charlie Barker <CharlieBarker at redlinesoftware dot co dot uk> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> We had a m0n0wall working as a firewall / gateway (running on a 
> soekris Net
> 4501)  for our servers all working fine for a couple of months until 
> we tried connecting the WAN port of the m0n0wall via a switch rather 
> than directly to the Cat5 cable supplied at our colo facility. After 
> we tried this we could no longer ping any internet addresses. We put 
> everything back as it was but we still couldn't ping the outside world!
> 

Still getting a link light?  Given what you've tried already, I'd ask the
colo what they're seeing on with their switch, as I'm sure they're using
managed switches and could probably tell you at least something.
 (if they're not using managed switches, *run* out of there with your boxes
and find a real colo)

-Chris

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