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 From:  David W. Hess <dwhess at banishedsouls dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [Fwd: Re: [m0n0wall] Please help newbie] - monowall is up, now what?
 Date:  Tue, 03 Jul 2007 14:06:10 -0500
Also do not forget to disable "Block private networks" on the m0n0wall
WAN setup if the subnet connecting your modem and m0n0wall uses one of
the private address ranges (10/8, 172.16/12, 192.168/16) assigned for
that purpose which is likely.  That could easily cause all sorts of

On Tue, 03 Jul 2007 08:45:36 -0400, John Smith <jvin248 at gmail dot com>

>Hook the ADSL to the Monowall WAN NIC with a straight-through cable, 
>then (for now) use a cross-over cable direct to the PC from Monowall LAN 
>NIC.  Don't use the switch while you're debugging.  Make sure all NIC 
>lights are on (to show cable connections are ok) if not then first try 
>changing the cables in case the ADSL wants a cross-over cable (ADSL 
>documentation may indicate which to use too).
>The ADSL modem should be set to provide DHCP services to monowall (WAN 
>side should show IP from the ADSL modem).  That's the easiest, harder is 
>to specify static IP's for both units.  You may need to hook the PC to 
>the ADSL to verify its settings.
>Monowall should have DHCP service enabled on the LAN side so your PC 
>will pick it up.  I'd suggest getting that connection to work first - so 
>you have access to the WEB GUI and can see what is going on in there 
>(check the "interfaces" menu item to see the status of the NICs and IP 
>You may need to specify DNS IP addresses in Monowall to get through your 
>ADSL (issue I had before that took a while to figure out).  I could ping 
>an IP address number 68.233.?.? but not www.google.com which were the 
>same site.
>After settings are changed, reboot all the boxes in the order from the 
>internet (ADSL, then monowall, then PC).
>Rendra Basuki wrote:
>> Dear John and m0n0wallist...
>> So, I managed to start my m0n0wall... Yaaayy... But, I cannot go to internet
>> nor ping my ADSL modem.
>> Just for info, my ADSL modem has LAN interface that I set to I
>> (example) and then I connect the LAN interface from modem with Cross cable
>> to m0n0wall WAN. Now, this is the confusing part... Should I use regular LAN
>> cable instead?
>> Also, what WAN type should I choose? I am currently using static IP by
>> assigning to the WAN port in m0n0wall, the m0n0wall LAN itself is
>> set to My modem is a self dialing ADSL modem that is always on. How
>> can I share its connection through m0n0wall? 
>> I also put the picture of the m0n0wall settings for reference.
>> Please help
>> Thank you
>> Rendra 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: John Smith [mailto:jvin248 at gmail dot com] 
>> Sent: Monday, June 25, 2007 10:37 AM
>> To: Rendra Basuki
>> Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>> Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: [m0n0wall] Please help newbie]
>> I've added additional responses ("o-")...
>> Rendra Basuki wrote:
>>> Dear John,
>>> Than you for your sophisticated reply. I will put my comment the 
>>> points with
>>> * as the bullet under each paragraph.
>>> Thank you
>>> Rendra
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