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 From:  Dave Warren <maillist at devilsplayground dot net>
 To:  Fred Wright <fw at well dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] VLAN questions
 Date:  Wed, 25 Aug 2004 04:06:22 -0600
Fred Wright wrote:

>>Do I still need seperate WAN and LAN  NICs, or can they be VLANs on the 
>>same NIC? -- The goal is simply to free up a few ports on my switch 
>>(Which has both 802.1q and port-based VLAN support).
>>    
>>
>I believe that's possible, but it defeats the purpose of the firewall to
>connect LAN and WAN to the same physical interface.
>  
>
Not if VLANs were used to seperate the WAN traffic from the LAN traffic.

It's probably more trouble then it's worth to free up one switch port, 
at least until I run out of ports.

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