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 From:  "Quark IT - Hilton Travis" <Hilton at quarkit dot com dot au>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Confusing networking problem
 Date:  Mon, 20 Feb 2006 06:35:40 +1000
Hi Dave,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Kitchens [mailto:spider at webweaver dot com] 
> Sent: Thursday, 16 February 2006 09:20
> I've just setup a hotspot using a WRAP for m0n0 with 
> an access point in dmz. This is a basic setup and my 
> question is basic networking really. I'm not stupid, 
> lest I don't think, but a wireless client laptop can 
> see my hotspot, connect to it, get an ip address 
> from with correct DNS info handed out by 
> m0n0wall. The hotspot is at 1.2 using gateway of 
> m0n0 1.1 dmz interface. If this laptop can get ip 
> info from 1.1, why would it not be able to ping 1.1 
> and not resolve any dns? All LAN side clients work 
> flawlessly. I have m0n0 with one rule for DMZ, allow 
> * to WAN *. The access point is set static and there 
> are no settings in it that would be stopping a ping 
> to its own gateway.

Have you placed a wired device on that same section of the network to
see if it can ping the gateway (m0n0)?  Does the WAP have a "diagnostic
tools" or similar page that contains a "ping" tool that you can try and
see if it can ping the gateway (m0n0)?

> Network Diagram
> M0n0 WAN Static Public IP 
>          LAN
>          Public Wireless DMZ
> M0n0
> |
> 3com managed vlan switch
> |
> fiber link
> |
> 3com managed vlan switch
> |
> Access point
> The 3coms have a port dedicated to the 1.1 VLAN and 
> I don't think that has anything to do with the 
> problem, hopefully someone says, Duh... do this....
> ???



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