Chris, thank you very much for your help.
I have assigned and enabled the new interface, assigned an IP, and written
firewall rules on the LAN side of the new subnet. I have also tried using
DHCP, as well as static mapping to my laptop's MAC address. When connecting
the laptop directly to the new port on the Soekris I used a crossover cable
that had been confirmed functional, and other times I put a Netgear switch
that had been confirmed functional between the Soekris and the laptop.
Upon plugging everything in I get a link light on the Soekris port, but the
activity light almost always stays dark. When checking status in the GUI the
interface shows as 'up', but there are only a few packets showing in total
traffic. I am unable to ping (host unreachable), nor can I get an IP (with
either DHCP or a static map).
If there isn't an issue with m0n0wall having that many subnets there must be
something missing or wrong in my config-but darned if I can figure it out.
The firewall rules I created mirror those of the other LAN subnet-so I'm not
blocking myself from getting out.
Thanks again for your help Chris.
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Is there a hard limit to the maximum number of
subnets allowed in m0n0wall?
> On 10/11/06, Chris Janvrin <chrisjanvrin at sellmytimesharenow dot com> wrote:
> > Is there a hard limit to the maximum number of subnets allowed in
> No. You're limited to 32 instances of the DHCP server (one instance
> required per interface), so you can only run the DHCP server on up to
> 32 interfaces. But other than that, there aren't any hard coded
> > So far, any
> > attempt to configure a subnet above and beyond the three already
> > (WAN, LAN, and DMZ) has failed. I've been careful about the firewall
> > sets, tried both with and without DHCP-you name it.
> The only thing you need to do is assign the interface, enable the
> interface, put an IP on the interface, and enter firewall rules on the
> interface. If you've done all that, you'll have to elaborate - what
> do you mean by "failed"? Do you have link light on the interface?
> Can you ping the IP you assign to that interface? etc.
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