Sorry, my mistake. I wasn't aware of the hardcoded rule and wrongly assumed
Carl was referring to the default 'LAN subnet -> Any' firewall rule in the
In this case the simplest way round is to run the Captive Portal on a third
optional interface where you get full control of the firewall rules. This is
probably stating the obvious though. :-)
>From: Chris Buechler [mailto:cbuechler at gmail dot com]
>Sent: 22 September 2004 03:25
>To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Blocking WebGUI on LAN interface (editing
>default firewall rule)
>On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 07:59:10 +0100, David Cook
><david dot cook at jetpress dot com> wrote:
>> Hi Carl,
>> I am not aware that the default rule on the LAN interface is
>> to user configured rules. From my experimentation on v1.1 it is fully
>> editable like any other rule. If it doesn't do what you
>require you can
>> simply edit or delete it.
>No you can't. There's an implicit allow all to the LAN interface's
>IP, and it's put in on the back end somewhere.
>> One way to solve your problem would be to leave the rule in
>place and create
>> a couple of rules above it to explicitly block HTTPS TCP
>> your LAN subnet to both the LAN and the WAN interface IPs.
>'LAN subnet ->
>> Any' literally means just that including your WAN interface IP.
>You can't put anything above that rule on the LAN that's put in by the
>My last post on it was here, and I have yet to get a response:
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