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 From:  "sietze" <m0n0wall at sistemaseuropeos dot com>
 To:  "Matchstick" <matchstick at oofg dot com>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re[2]: [m0n0wall] Nat behind a NAT a bad idea?
 Date:  Mon, 9 Aug 2004 18:39:10 +0200
 > IME (using a PPPOA ADSL service in the UK) turning off all NAT
 > functions on an ADSL/Modem Router allows the device to act as a
 > straight router which can then be directly connected to WAN side of
 > the WAN/OPT1 bridge in m0n0wall to allow devices to your network to
 > use real IP addresses (Certainly it works on my very low-tech Conexant
 > chipset based modem and a couple of others I've tried.)

That is exactly that one scenario where it would work. What you call a
"straight router" is probably the same as "bridging mode".

But not everybody is that lucky. For a start, we do not all have access to