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 From:  "Raylund Lai" <raylund dot lai at kankanwoo dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] how to reach modem om WAN port
 Date:  Wed, 12 Jan 2011 17:35:57 -0500
You could create a secondary address on WAN interface like (assumes the
interface is xl1 and give it a description EXT):

Inside <interfaces> section of the configuration file.  Of course you need
to export it, add it and import back.

You may need to do outgoing NAT (I'm not sure whether auto-outgoing NAT will


-----Original Message-----
From: Lee Sharp [mailto:leesharp at hal dash pc dot org] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 5:06 PM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] how to reach modem om WAN port

On 01/12/2011 04:45 PM, Egbert Jan van den Bussche wrote:

> One solution I can think of is assigning a secondary addresss on the 
> WAN port. There is no way how to do that, though... Is it possible at 
> all, via the exec interface perhaps? I would be very grateful if 
> somebody has a working solution for me.

You can enable sysctl commands in the config file that will use ifconfig to
multi-home.  You may also have to set up some routing.  Or, you can stick in
another nic, and plug it back into the WAN segment.


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