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 From:  "Greg Sims" <greg at headingup dot net>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Pass Static WAN to a Second m0n0wall Across Wireless Network
 Date:  Thu, 25 Aug 2005 21:31:55 -0700
I need some help configuring this scenario.  I have four public addresses
from my ISP.  These four addresses are part of a class C network that is
shared by others -- bridged.  Let's say my addresses are to with a gateway address of and a netmask of
(/24).  I have a m0n0wall router attached to a DSL Modem with WAN address
configured to  This m0n0wall presents a LAN network of

I would like to configure a second m0n0wall router behind the first one.
The WAN interface of this second router needs to be one of the public ip
addresses in my address range . say  

This would be easy if both of the m0n0walls were in the same location . just
attach the DSL Modem to a switch and drive the WAN Interfaces of both
m0n0walls from this switch. What makes this configuration interesting is the
LAN interface of the first m0n0wall is a long distance wireless network.
The second m0n0wall will be on the other side of this wireless network --- 5
miles from the first m0n0wall.

What technique can I use to configure the first m0n0wall and configure the
WAN of the second m0n0wall?  Static Routing, NAT 1:1, Server NAT, or ???
I've tried several configurations and find that I need a push in the right

Thanks in advance!!  Greg