Gah, just use a layer 3 switch, all is V easy then !!!
Just a few vlans on the switch, dhcp relay, ip forwarding, multiple
address pools on the dhcp server, and bob is your proverbial uncle !
Just my thoughts
From: Mitch (WebCob) [mailto:mitch at webcob dot com]
Sent: Friday, 3 September 2004 2:26 AM
To: Kevin Coleman; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] 2 adsl
I think that is overcomplicated... a logical segmentation could work
A single DHCP server can be set to hand different settings to different
users... you can create two address pools I think, or map specific MAC's
specific networks.... then with ONE physical network, and two mono's
LAN and a WAN interface, one configured as gateway for network 1, the
for network 2...
No fancy vlan switch, no 3 leg networks - no segmentation...
You still get the benefit of two routers, which gives you some
and by editing the DHCP settings, you could switch all users to a single
network (in case of network failure) by just having the users reboot
(assuming windows users without admin rights) / re-aquire their
The DHCP server config is a little harrier than most this way - would
to be manual I think, but simple enough if you read the man and look at
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Coleman [mailto:kevin at gabu dot com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 02, 2004 8:08 AM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] 2 adsl
> I only recommend this solution as a last resort as it will increase
> complexity of your network, add additional equipment, reduce
> reliability, and increase the effort to maintain the system.
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