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 From:  "Instigater" <bloo at sveiks dot lv>
 To:  "M0n0wall" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] some problems with m0n0wall; turn ping on, realtime traffic monitor
 Date:  Fri, 16 Apr 2004 09:18:58 +0300
Ping problem - make firewall rule on WAN interface to allow ICMP protocol.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stefan" <chex at localtel dot com>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Cc: "Stefan" <chex at localtel dot com>
Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 8:18 AM
Subject: [m0n0wall] some problems with m0n0wall; turn ping on, realtime
traffic monitor

> HI:
> So I have replaced my carefully configured Linux Router of 5+ years with
> m0n0wall, mostly just to get the traffic shaping.  And that has worked
> very well.
> However, a few things I cannot figure out how to replicate on m0n0wall
> that I had on Linux-NAT.
> 1st: Ping.  You cannot ping my external IP from the real world.  How can I
> turn this on?  Other than liking to see what my ping/latency times are
> from remote hosts, I also use broadbandreports.com line-monitor services,
> and it uses ping to give me results.  I either need to turn it on on m0n0,
> or need to figure out how to NAT it to a internal host.
> 2nd:  etherreal.  I loved having etherreal to watch traffic on my router.
> Espically now, I need to figure out what IP and ports my VoIP box is
> using, to try to setup up high-priority queueing for those IP-ports.  How
> can I watch the traffic flowing across my router in realtime?  ( I dont
> think SNMP will work for this.. )
> Also, any plans in the works to make the read-write aspect of m0n0wall
> write to something a bit faster and less shaky than a 1.44 fdd?  I would
> love to see the addition of a USB flash-thumb drive as a read/write
> device.
> I think the short answer here might be just to setup a full-on Open BSD
> box.  I am definitely pushing the boundries of what the designer had in
> mind for a simple SOHO-router replacement.
>  Thanks,
> -- ChEx in Boston
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