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 From:  "Alexandre Gambati" <gambati at hotmail dot com>
 To:  gambati at hotmail dot com, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: Network Layout
 Date:  Fri, 27 Feb 2004 20:50:32 +0000
Sorry, these Drawings aren't very understandble due my email editor.  Try to 
copy and paste in a editor like a notepad.

Thanks for compreension.


>From: "Alexandre Gambati" <gambati at hotmail dot com>
>To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch, gambati at hotmail dot com
>Subject: Network Layout
>Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 20:45:33 +0000
>
>Dear Friends,
>
>I plain to change my network layout and i would need some techinical 
>opinions from you.  I run a small ISP which basic infraestruture consists 
>of two M0n0wall boxes.
>
>Actual Network layout is:
>
>                                                                            
>             (BSS1 stations)       (BSS stations)
>                                                                            
>                                  \       /
>                                                                            
>                                   \     /
>                                                                            
>                                (HostAP1)
>I-NET                                                                       
>                                  |
>    |                                                  (80 meters UTP 
>cable)                          |
>| DSL |---------| M0n0_1 
>|------(HUB)----------------------------------------(HUB)-------| M0n0_2 |
>                                             |                              
>                   |
>                                             |                              
>                   |
>                                       (stations)                           
>     (stations, servers)
>
>
>Where:
>
>M0n0_1 is the firewall/router/Traffic Shaper/DHCP/etc (1 Wan + 1 LAN):
>
>M0n0_2 is a Wireless Bridge (1 LAN bridged with 1 OPT1 (DWL 520 rev. B, 
>HostAP Mode))
>
>
>So, I plain to remove the 80 meters UTP cable which cross my street.  I 
>guess, but i'm not sure, I could use another wireless card in M0n0_1 in BSS 
>mode to associate it with M0n0_2 through it's HostAP mode Card.  That new 
>card will be bridged with LAN of Router (M0n0_1).
>
>New Network Layout will be like that:
>
>
>                                                                            
>             (BSS1 stations)       (BSS stations)
>                                                                            
>                                  \       /
>                                                                            
>                                   \     /
>                       (BSS Card)-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  
>  -   -   -   -   -   -   (HostAP1)
>I-NET                  |                                                    
>                                 |
>    |                      |                                                
>                                     |
>| DSL |---------| M0n0_1 |------(HUB)                                       
>  (HUB)-------| M0n0_2 |
>                                             |                              
>                   |
>                                             |                              
>                   |
>                                       (stations)                           
>     (stations, servers)
>
>
>Will it work?  There's some issues with this config?  Somebody already try 
>something like this?
>
>
>Pardon me if my problem is not too clear and thanks everyone in advance.
>

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