If you're just going to need a solution to game online, use Hamachi.
Forwards broadcast packets also, for LAN games.
(Sorry, m0n0wall users, I use it too for games. ;-) )
On Mon, 22 Aug 2005 23:00:18 -0400, Melvin wrote
> Andrew Batson wrote:
> >Hello Daniele,
> >>You will have to configure IPsec on m0n0wall to create tunnels.
> >>Either your friends also have a m0n0wall and you can use
> >>m0n0-m0n0 tunnels or they will have to install some VPN-Client.
> >>Look at the m0n0wall documentation and/or search the list to
> >>find out how to configure IPsec.
> >>Did I answer your question ?
> > Most not have stated my question correctly. What I would like to
> >have happen is for my friends on the outside of the firewall to be tunneled
> >(forward ?) to my PC. E.I. they connect to my Firewall public IP address and
> >then the firewall routes the request to my PC.
> > I used to use the GNAT box from GTA and could setup a tunnel/forward
> >such that when my friends what to play games, they could connect to the IP
> >address of my Firewall (Public one) and the firewall would route request to
> >my PC. All work great but since it run on a floppy disk only and I wanted
> >one that work on a flash card, I came over to M0n0Wall some time ago. It is
> >a great firewall, just need to figure out how to tunnel/forward/punch.
> > I hope my explanation is more understandable.
> >Thanks for your help,
> I think what you were seeing before is essentially the same
> functionality that you see on the Linksys type consumer routers. They
> normally provide a DMZ capability to allow you to forward all input to a
> specific machine. I would highly recommend you not take that approach
> however. Find the ports required by your game, ( a search of the
> company's support site or googling for playing xyz behind firewall will
> probably get that info) then forward only those ports through your
> firewall to the designated PC.
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Met vriendelijke groet,
Nee ik heb niet gefaald. Ik heb alleen 65 manieren gevonden die niet werken.