You should add a Firewall rule on the WAN interface to allow
source: * (that means all)
destination: WAN address
protocol : ICMP
If you only want some people to ping you (for example your ISP) then
have their address in the source ip address field. This is more secure
than allowing everyone to ping you.
On 2/8/07, Cheyenne Deal <deal dot cheyenne at gmail dot com> wrote:
> Sorry for I am new to managing a m0n0wall box, but how do I do that?
> On 2/7/07, Nick <sui underscore twc at adelaide dot on dot net > wrote:
> > From: "Cheyenne Deal" < deal dot cheyenne at gmail dot com>
> > To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
> > Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 4:56 AM
> > Subject: [m0n0wall] Is it normal?
> > > Is it normal that i can not ping my m00wall box from an external source?
> > Yes, ICMP is blocked by default.
> > You can simply create a firewall rule for ICMP types (if not, all) with
> > destination your WAN address.