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 From:  "nicolas bussieres" <nicolasb at altaspectra dot com>
 To:  "'Huub Reuver'" <h underscore reuver at mantell dot xs4all dot nl>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] many problems with... - could somebody please clear this?
 Date:  Wed, 26 May 2004 15:25:27 -0400
why dont tou use dynamic DNS ?
works great for pptp


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "'Huub Reuver'" <h underscore reuver at mantell dot xs4all dot nl>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 2:52 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] many problems with... - could somebody please clear
this?


> On Wed, May 26, 2004 at 07:30:03PM +1200, C. Falconer wrote:
> > I thought the speedtouch (at least the old speedtouch home I used to
have)
> > had PPTP functionality.
> >
> > So that the external IP could be given to the NIC that the speedtouch is
> > plugged into.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Huub Reuver [mailto:h underscore reuver at mantell dot xs4all dot nl]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 26 May 2004 7:11 p.m.
> > To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> > Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] many problems with... - could somebody please
clear
> > this?
> >
> ...
> > setup 1: monowall coneecting with PPTP to speedtouch. Would not know
what
> > remote IP I should use.
> > that comes close to connection tracking will fail (active ftp and such)
>
> For PPTP with monowall one needs AFAIK an external IP-adres and a remote
> server to connect to. ("The field 'PPTP remote IP address' is required.")
>
> Therefore the PPTP-functionality within Monowall is useless for me.
>
> My provider never told me both, probably because they might change without
> further notice. Ideally it should be set up using DHCP or something
similar.
> Based on your user ID and passwd you will get your IP-number and router
> assigned.
>
> A direct DHCP-configuration assumes you have a router which is adressed
> correctly or which is completely invisible. Or you are stuck with NAT.
> When I disable NAT at the Speedtouch I don't see a way to connect to
> internet. I'd rather do only NAT with monowall.
>
> With regards,
> Huub Reuver
>
>
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