Chris Bagnall wrote:
>>what u do just use the first one (the ones left for your
>>pc's) on your m0n0wall directly assigned and what u can do is
>>to add the additional ones on your wan interface using proxy arp.
>Basically, yes. Let the dynamode router get the IP from Zen automatically
>(it'll get what Zen have given you as the "router IP"). Disable the DHCP
>server on the Dynamode and configure m0n0's lan interface as a static IP,
>choose one of the 5 IPs they've given you for your PCs (I tend to use the
>one just below the router IP), set the subnet mask to /29 and you're good to
>Now, where you've got choices is in how you want to use the now 4 remaining
>IPs for your clients. If you've only got that many PCs (or less), then you
>might want to bridge WAN with OPT1 and enable the filtered bridge. This
>would mean your PCs could have true external IPs.
>A nice compromise, particularly where you have a transient number of PCs,
>would be to drop servers which need public IPs onto OPT1 and use the
>filtered bridge on that, then leave LAN natted.
>Yet another alternative (and the one I use personally) would be to leave the
>network natted and use 1:1 NAT on specific machines you want to resolve to
>an external IP, and enable proxy ARP on those addresses. This means your
>machines will still have a private IP, but external hosts will see them by
>their external IP. Advantage of this approach is you can mix public and
>private IP machines on the same subnet without difficulty and without the
>need to separate public IP machines onto a separate interface.
I'm thinking your approach would be the best way to go - mainly as you
seem to know what your doing, and this is still kind of stuff is new to me!