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 From:  Mike Reiprich <reiprim at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Can mono handle two networks one a single nic
 Date:  Tue, 06 Sep 2011 08:46:08 -0600
Just in case anyone is interested while we're on the subject, A while 
back I posted a couple pdf's to the forums that walk you through how to 
set up vlans from the gui and console.

http://forum.m0n0.ch/index.php/topic,4552.0.html

Gus



On 9/5/2011 3:08 PM, Tonix (Antonio Nati) wrote:
> 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
>
>>   -it
>>
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