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 From:  Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: newbie opening ports
 Date:  Wed, 30 Nov 2005 00:15:23 -0500
Nick Smith wrote:
> i just recently learned about m0n0wall and have it running on my lan now.  I
> am having trouble opening ports for the local lan to use.  for instance i
> have a gentoo server i need ssh access to and  cant seem to open it up and i
> also have a windows box that needs access to the bittorrent/emule/mirc
> ports.
> under firewall and rules i have the proto which is tcp, source i have tried
> "wan address" and "any" with the same effect, i have assigned the port and
> the destination i have set both "lan network" and the actual lan address of
> the machine with the same no effect.  am i doing something wrong here?  also
> is it possible to open up those ports for the entire network? say if all the
> machines wanted to download bittorrents they would be able to etc?
> thanks for any help. this seems like a great firewall, i just need to learn
> how to administer it.
> Nick

Go into the firewall/NAT section.  Use inbound NAT and let it create the 
firewall rule... It is similar to regular home routers' 
"port-forwarding" features.



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