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 From:  "Tonix (Antonio Nati)" <tonix at interazioni dot it>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Can mono handle two networks one a single nic
 Date:  Mon, 05 Sep 2011 23:08:49 +0200
Il 02/09/2011 10:05, Ilkka Tengvall ha scritto:
> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 7:49 AM, Lee Sharp<leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>  wrote:
>> If you are talking multinet (192.168.3.1/24 and 192.168.4.1/24) it can not
>> do this out of the box, (You can with some shell commands) and it is a bad
>> idea.  But you can do a 192.168.2.1/23 (subnet mask 255.255.254.0) and have
>> 510 IP addresses in a single network.
>>
>>                         Lee
> Would someone mind telling me why monowall community and documentation
> considers this as a bad idea? To me the network interface aliasing is
> extremely good idea. I'm obviously missing something here, since it's
> been so long considered as a bad thing in monowall discussions.
>
> I claim it's waste of money and resources to buy separate network
> cards and switch just to connect two ip's into the same network (or to
> connect to external DSL box), in case of not being bottleneck due
> heavy traffic. For me personally this along with the missing openvpn
> are the only shortcomings of monowall.

Use vlans: all problem of having only one card are solved, and security 
is preserved.

Regards,

Tonino

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