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 From:  Christiaens Joachim <jchristi at oce dot be>
 To:  "'Jim Gifford'" <jim at giffords dot net>, "'steven murphy'" <murphy at imelectronic dot com>
 Cc:  M0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] DMZ help
 Date:  Fri, 2 Apr 2004 10:25:00 +0200
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Gifford [mailto:jim at giffords dot net]
> Sent: donderdag 1 april 2004 19:04
> To: M0n0wall
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] DMZ help
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 10:39:52PM -0800, steven murphy wrote:
> > ok i need specifics to get a DMZ network set up on a 4501, 
> or m0n0wall 
> > box with 3 NIC's.
> > 
> As I wrote before:
> 1. Make sure you have at least 3 network cards
> 2. assign one to WAN
> 3. assign one to LAN
> 4. assign the rest to OPT1 .. OPTwhatever
> 5. log into web gui
> 6. find the interface for OPT1 and give it the name 'DMZ'
> 7. configure your firewall rules for your DMZ zone.
> These are exactly the steps you need to take.
> You assign your interfaces from the console with option 
> number 1 from the
> console setup menu.  It asks which interface you want to use for LAN,
> then WAN, then OPT1 and so on.  Simply give sis0 for LAN, 
> sis1 for WAN,
> and sis2 for OPT1.
> Then, wire the ports to the correct networks.
> Then, connect a client machine to the LAN and let it DHCP an address.
> Then, connect to with your web browser.
> Under "Interfaces", find OPT1 and click on it.
> Click on "Enable Optional 1 interface" and in the description 
> field, put
> "DMZ".  Tell it to bridge with none, and give it a different IP subnet
> than you are using for LAN and WAN.  Click Save.
> You now have a DMZ with all traffic blocked, although LAN can 
> access DMZ.
> You then need to configure your firewall rules to permit the 
> traffic you
> want in and out of DMZ.
> There are other ways of configuring DMZ, this is just one of 
> the simplest
> ways.
> hope this helps,
> jim

1 thing to keep in mind: the DMZ functionality in the above description is
not the same as the one in commercial home broadband-routers, which forward
all ports to the 'DMZ host'.


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