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 From:  "Roland Giesler" <roland at giesler dot za dot net>
 To:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>, "Monowall List" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Accessing optional network from LAN
 Date:  Wed, 13 Dec 2006 14:46:36 +0200
False alarm.  Is seems that it does work.  However, I had the cable
unplugged at some stage, and after plugging it in again (into OPT), I
had to restart m0n0wall for the interface to come up properly.  Now
everything is fine.

Thanks.

On 13/12/06, Roland Giesler <roland at giesler dot za dot net> wrote:
> On 13/12/06, sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com> wrote:
> > You should have a LAN rule allowing you to access the OPT.
> >
> > *       LAN net         *       *       *
> >
> > will allow you to access everything from LAN.
> I have that (had it before I added OPT), but it doesn't allow me to
> "see" past 10.10.10.1 (OPT ip address) from the LAN.
>
> >
> > *       LAN net         *       OPT NET         *
> >
> > Will allow you to access the OPT from the LAN
> Is this rule not superfluous if you have the first rule above?
>
> There must be something else that is required, since it doesn't work.
>
> --
> Roland Giesler
> Green Tree Systems cc
> Stellenbosch, South Africa
> +27 (0)72-450-2817
> http://www.thegreentree.za.net
>
> > On 12/13/06, Roland Giesler <roland at giesler dot za dot net> wrote:
> > > When one has set up an optional interface (OPT) (either with an
> > > Captive Portal or without) I run into a problem.  While there are many
> > > articles on the web that describe how to set up a DMZ and specifically
> > > how to prevent or allow the OPT client from accessing the LAN ip
> > > address, none can be found that explain how to do the opposite.
> > >
> > > I would like to / need to have access to the networks that connect via
> > > OPT to the firewall from the LAN.  I have played with all sorts of
> > > rules, but none seem to be able to allow me to ping (for example) even
> > > the next hop on the OPT connection.
>


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Roland Giesler
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 (0)72-450-2817
http://www.thegreentree.za.net

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