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 From:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Replace NIC/PC, but keep current config
 Date:  Tue, 01 Apr 2008 12:58:31 -0500
Deja vu vu vu vu... :)  No worries as we all have done it once. :)

M0n0wall wrote:
> I currently have m0n0wall (1.231) installed on a PC that I'm about to 
> either replace one of the NICs in or replace entirely. Whichever, I am 
> looking to keep the current configuration.
> I have had a quick look in the configuration XML and found the 
> <interfaces> node. Once I have determined the interface names allocated 
> by the (new) system for the NICs, I'm guessing that all I need to do is 
> adjust the <if> nodes accordingly. Is this correct or is there something 
> else that I need to do in conjunction with this?

You can do that, or you can just replace them and come in on an existing 
nic and do it in the GUI.

> One last question. The replacement PC has USB, currently using floppy. 
> What do I need to do to move the configuration to USB and get m0n0wall 
> to read from there instead?

This has been done, but is more complex.  I would do these as seperate 
steps, personally.