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 From:  Lonnie Abelbeck <abelbeck at abelbeck dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Setup for new firewall
 Date:  Sun, 29 Oct 2006 15:07:05 -0600
Jim,

You might want to look at a filtered bridge configuration:
http://doc.m0n0.ch/handbook/examples-filtered-bridge.html

Lonnie


On Oct 29, 2006, at 1:28 PM, Jim Toro wrote:

>
> I'm new to firewalls so please dont kill me.I am fiddling around
> with m0n0wall and need to do this:
>
> PC's  --- SWITCH --- FIREWALL --- Router --- Internet
>
> All the PC's are going to the switch and the firewall will sit
> inbetween the switch and the router. We have two Class C networks
> All public addresses, no private stuff:
>
>   Lets say:   1.2.3.xxx  and 1.2.4.xxx
>
> and our router is configured to accept both on the same interface. So
> if any one on either network wants to go "out" they pick their
> network's gateway IP and put it in their settings.
>
>          1.2.3.1 is one gateway
>          1.2.4.1 is another gateway
>
> What I am not sure about is what m0n0 needs in order to deal with both
> on the LAN and WAN side.  Since each interface gets an IP and the  
> networks
> will have IP's on the pc/switch and router side of the firewall for  
> both
> networks (pc's on the lan side and the router on the wan side) I am  
> not
> sure what exactly to do.
>
> Would it be better to add a third NIC and split
> the network to two switches that take only their network IP's to the
> individual NICs on the firewall or is there a simpler way that I am
> not sure about.
>
> Thanks for any guidance you can give me.
>
>
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