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 From:  Jim Thompson <jim at netgate dot com>
 To:  "Charlie Barker" <CharlieBarker at RedlineSoftware dot co dot uk>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Cheap Hardware
 Date:  Thu, 1 Jun 2006 22:45:06 -1000
A cast-off 486 - PII PC should be available for the taking, most places.

On Jun 1, 2006, at 8:55 PM, Charlie Barker wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm sure this will have been asked before but is there a cheaper  
> hardware
> option than a Net45xx?
>
> I'm only looking for two eth ports, it will be for home use so not  
> a lot of
> horse power required.
>
> Any advice much appreciated.
>
> Charlie
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dasz [mailto:daszylstra at comcast dot net]
> Sent: 02 June 2006 04:50
> To: Phil Greenway; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Blocking IP Addresses
>
> ---- Original Message -----
> Sent: Thursday, June 01, 2006 9:26 PM
> Subject: [m0n0wall] Blocking IP Addresses
>
>
> Hi,
>
> I've got the IP addresses of some audio streaming sites I'd like to  
> block,
> however, I've tried a number of different things with the m0n0wall  
> Rules,
> but I still can't block this traffic.
>
> The handbook says it's possible, just doesn't say how.
>
> Can someone please spell it out in plain english or screenshots ?
>
> Regards,
>
> Phil Greenway
>
> Systems Administrator
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 
> ------
> ---
> Phil,
>
> I'm not sure if this is it, but  the rules are processed from the  
> top of the
>
> list down (i.e. if the first rule allows an IP address outbound  
> access that
> will trump a block rule that is lower in the list):
> log in to management interface
> On left side click "Rules" (under Firewall)
> Click on the "LAN" tab
> Add a rule by clicking on the + to the lower right of the rule list
>     Action = Block
>     Interface=LAN
>     Protocol=Any
>     Source=any
>     Source port range=any
>     Destination=IP address or subnet of what you want to block
>     Destination port range=any
>     Description=descriptive test to help you remember what this  
> rule is for
> After the rule is added click the check box to the left of it then  
> click the
>
> left arrow button next to the very top rule to move the new rule to  
> the top.
>
> Maybe experiment with a known website IP first to prove it is  
> working in
> case the audio streaming has multiple servers - once you prove you  
> can block
>
> a website it will be easy to do the rest . . . . . . then once you  
> prove
> those get blocked you can start drilling the rule down to specific  
> ports in
> case you still need access to those IPs for other traffic . . . . .
>
> -David Z
>
>
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