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 From:  Simon SZE-To <simonchs at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] iVPN requires a successful ping of External IP before connecting IPSEC VPN.
 Date:  Tue, 30 Aug 2005 11:54:58 +0800
The Dest. IP should be the WAN side IP, not LAN.


On 8/30/05, Bradley Van Peursem <bradley at itelework dot com> wrote:
> 
> Firewall Rule: ICMP * * 192.168.254.250 <http://192.168.254.250> * Result: 
> Fails
> Firewall Rule: ICMP * * * * Result: Succeeds
> 
> Why cant I restrict the rule to the monowall LAN of 192.168.254.250<http://192.168.254.250>
> ,
> rather than having to use *?
> 
> Is the successful rule recommended, or does it make my network
> significantly insecure?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Bradley
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Buechler [mailto:cbuechler at gmail dot com]
> Sent: Monday, August 29, 2005 10:20 AM
> Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] iVPN requires a successful ping of External IP
> before connecting IPSEC VPN.
> 
> On 8/29/05, Bradley Van Peursem <bradley at itelework dot com> wrote:
> > Is there any way to allow ICMP on Monowall's External IP so iVPN can
> > work with Monowall?
> >
> 
> allow ICMP in a firewall rule on the WAN interface.
> 
> -Chris
> 
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