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 From:  Kevin Coleman <kevin at gabu dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Unable to ping DMZ hosts from LAN
 Date:  Wed, 08 Sep 2004 16:18:23 -0700
Chris is correct. You don't need static routes on directly connected 
networks; the router implicitly knows the networks it's attached to. The 
problem is in your firewall rules.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 3:40 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Unable to ping DMZ hosts from LAN

> On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 08:59:17 -0500, Rodman Frowert <frowertr at i dash 1 dot net> 
> wrote:
>> Actually, it makes perfect sesnse.  I just can't get it wor work.  Here 
>> is
>> what I have setup:
>> Static route:
>>       Interface Network Gateway Description
>>       LAN
>> Remember, my Lan is on with the m0n0 LAN interface on
>> &
>> My DMZ is on with the DMZ interface on
>> I put a rule at the top of my DMZ that says:
>>       Proto Source Port Destination Port      Description
>>       * LAN Net   * DMZ *      *
>> This should allow any traffic into the DMZ from the LAN, correct?
> I just set up a DMZ interface, and the only thing I had to change from
> the defaults to allow LAN hosts to ping DMZ hosts is to change the
> protocol on the default rule for the interface from TCP to any.
> Take out your static routes, as they're unnecessary.  One of them is
> not set up right, and you've created a routing loop.  (hence the TTL
> expired)
> Might be easier to reset factory and start from scratch, depending on
> what else you have configured - the only thing you need to change is
> the protocol on the rule I mentioned above.
> -Chris
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