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 From:  Melvin Backus <melvin at sleepydragon dot net>
 To:  MyLists at fantasymail dot de
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] A strange Problem ( Bridgeing needed? )
 Date:  Thu, 19 Aug 2004 12:56:59 -0400
MyLists at fantasymail dot de wrote:

>Hi there!
>
>I used monowall first time yesterday and imho
>its very good (thanks @Developer(s) ). My problem
>is that i tryed to enable bridgeing on LAN/WAN
>Interfaces but i didnt found a way in GUI to config
>that. Has it technical reasons or why is that not
>possible? I want to config the following ...
>
>monowall lan interface is connected with an internal
>switch (lan side) and the wan interface is connected
>with the internet router (static).
>
>Now i want to set up that traffic get through over
>lan/wan interfaces (monowall should watch normal AND 
>brigded traffic).
>
>Is there any way to get that working?
>Currently i can only ping from my computer the monowall
>IP on the lan Interface. If i try to ping the wan interface
>IP it dont work. The strange thing that confuse me is - when
>i try to ping the wan IP from the internet (i used a external
>located server) then it works.
>
>Anyone here know a solution for it?
>
>Thnaks!
>Stefan
>  
>
I believe that m0n0 will only do bridging if there are 3 or more 
interfaces.  If memory serves you can do what you're trying to do, but 
you'll need to add a 3rd NIC, even though you don't use it.

HTH

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