>Ok consider this.
>ive got a cisco switch hanging off the monowall DMZ port
>on that cisco switch is a subnet of 25-50 computers within same /24 class c
>-if one of those computers is talking to another, does traffic even go
>to the monowall or does the cisco switch handle it all
If all devices are within the same address range (i.e. the subnet mask
is set correctly on them all) then they will ARP for each other and
communicate directly. The switch will err, switch the traffic between
them and they won't need to talk to their default gateway.
Neil A. Hillard E-Mail: m0n0 at dana dot org dot uk