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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  "m0n0wall" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>, "Martin, R. \(Robin\) \(NCCC\)" <RobinM at Nedbank dot co dot za>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Setting Red NIC IP Address under PPPoE
 Date:  Mon, 7 Aug 2006 10:28:55 -0500
From: "Martin, R. (Robin) (NCCC)" <RobinM at Nedbank dot co dot za>

To start, this is more of a list question that a dev question.

>I wish to use utTracestar, a Windows-based tool to check signal strength on
> a wireless UTD.
> While this tool works fine when connected to a workstation, it is more
> tricky to setup if using a firewall.

I just spent half an hour trying to figure out what it is, and how it works. 
I failed.  We will need a lot more information and what you are needing 
here.  However, on thing I noticed was your comment about SSH.  There is an 
exec.php that has a limited command line.  There are also some custom images 
with SSH.  However, we do not use rc files...

> Static IP addresses are not an option as we run DHCP and PPPoE
> (i.e. IP is assigned by the ISP on connection)

> Under IPcop firewall, a way exists to specify the IP address of the WAN 
> NIC.
> I would like to know if it is possible to do this under M0n0wall.

Yes but...  How do you do both a static and DHCP?

> IPcop instructions are as follows :-
> Edit  /etc/rc.red
> Find these lines (search for
> Change to ( -> in one location)
> Code:
>    #system ("/sbin/ifconfig", $netsettings{'RED_DEV'}, "",
>      system ("/sbin/ifconfig", $netsettings{'RED_DEV'}, "",
>   #"netmask", "", "broadcast", "", "up");
>     "netmask", "", "broadcast", "", "up")

> More info here :-  http://www.uttracestar.co.za/feedback.php

> Any ideas would be appreciated.

A lot more information is needed here.