I have addressed your queries below. From your description m0n0wall can do
everything you need. Let us know if you need any further explanation.
>From: Andy Ciordia [mailto:andy dot ciordia at pgdc dot com]
>Sent: 20 April 2004 15:52
>To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>Subject: [m0n0wall] Trying to Grok, need an assist.
>Problem: I have a firewall that needs ASAP replacing, its running
>SunScreen EFS. I'm coming from a network that has had two functions.
>1. Class C routeable space that runs all of our production vehicles,
>accessed through group'd restrictions.
>2. Non-Routeable Nat'd User Space, with rules also applied.
Enable advanced outbound NAT on
Firewall: NAT -> 'Outbound' tab
Then configure NAT mappings as appropriate. Any network that NAT isn't
configured for will be routed instead. This is great for NATing RFC1918
addresses from behind a LAN interface and also routing public IPs on a DMZ
>I know the non-routeable space is an easy one, thats what most
>canned firewalls do best. However, how do we handle the class C now?
>In m0n0wall is this what is considered a static route?
No, this is just the standard meaning for static routes.
>I also have seen that no (free) firewall solution is grouping
>servers/rules together. Can someone tuck that into a drawer for future
>ideas? (ie group all production ip's together and then make a rule for
>that group to say allow http/insert allowance/rejections here)
I seem to remember that this has been discussed favourably on the list
before. If you need further info you can do a search at
>I've got m0n0 up and running but I can't just experiment on this while
>the day is running so I've got it hooked up to a hub of its own and am
>configuring from a laptop. I don't feel like I've got the
>and any assistance that can be thrown on this would be apprecaited.
>Thanks for the clue,
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