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 From:  "Aaron with Morad" <aaronc at morad dot ab dot ca>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Question regarding 50+ vlans on one interface .. does it work ?
 Date:  Sun, 8 Jan 2006 13:32:23 -0700
>If you are looking to isolate machines from each other it might be worth
>seeing if your switch supports private VLANs. The idea behind this is that
>devices on each port on the switch can only see the default gateway (the
>m0n0wall which sits on a promiscuous port that is seen by all the other
>ports in the VLAN), whilst at the same sharing the same subnet.

Good idea.  This would be a much easier way to do this.  I believe you are
referring to port-based VLANs as opposed to 802.1q VLANs.  I have done this
in a test environment in my office with much success.  This would allow
Jurgen to use one OPT on m0n0 and a single DHCP server.


Aaron