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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Firewall rules not working correctly
 Date:  Sat, 25 Mar 2006 16:01:30 -0500
On 3/23/06, John Joseph Fowler <jfowler at serck dash controls dot co dot uk> wrote:
> Thank you for your reply Christoph.
>
> If i'm interpreting your response correctly, basically you're saying that
> m0n0wall is not able to allow/block any ip or ports wthin the same ip/subnet
> range witin the same interface? i.e. in my case, cannot create specific
> rules for use only in the 172.31.0.0/16 range on the LAN side?
>

No firewall can do this.  Traffic within your LAN subnet never touches
your firewall.


> If this is the case, then also what is the option to "Bypass firewall rules
> for traffic on the same interface" used for?

That only applies when you have other subnets behind a router on your LAN.

-Chris