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 From:  "Barry Mather" <barry dot mather at dorecentres dot com dot au>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] 2 adsl
 Date:  Fri, 3 Sep 2004 17:26:53 +1000
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

-----Original Message-----
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
with a
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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